John Muir


[Fay H.] Sellers


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Martinez, Dec. 1, 1895My dear Mrs Sellers,I'm sorry to hear you are not likely to come our side the continent this year. Hotel Green is said to be a good shelter though the Raymond is smoke, but Mr Sellers business I fear will be the most insurmountable difficulty. So Keith & I will have to pick out a sketch for you instead of waiting to have you do it yourself.I was in Pasadena a week or two ago & met Mr Rust who showed me many morters, arrowheads, baskets & other odds & ends of a vanishing race. Also I saw Prof. Lows collections, his railroad etc I had to lecture to the teachers there, & the scholars at the Throop Institute & High School & was badly scared.Ill see Keith tomorrow & deliver your message.With best wishes for the New Year to yourself & husband & Frank I am YrsJohn Muir


Martinez [Calif]

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