S. Hall Young


John Muir


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Fort Wrangel, Alaska. March 7, 1880.Dear Friend Muir;Another fine specimen of glacial mud is on exhibition at our house. We call [this our Margaret?] Alaska which is being interpreted you know the Alaska Pearl a fitting [name?] for this bivalious coast. Feb. 27 is the dat. Yours of Dec. 17 has just arrived which is the latest word received from you. A glacial letter later.Yours [S. Hall Young.?]


Fort Wrangel, Alaska

Date Original

1881 Mar 7


Original letter dimensions: 7.5 x 13 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0452

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