John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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3& this one is a view from the west shore of the inlet where not one tourist in a thousand ever goes. Besides the picture seems to me singularly dull & untelling. I called Mr. Frazer's attention to it on my return from Europe but I see nothing has been done on the matter. Therefore I now send you some photographs to choose from, hoping there may still be time to make a better picture of the great wall & the ice-cliffs. Please return when done with them as they belong to a set I want to keep.Tell me in your next about Teslas plans if you have anything new. Who published his book?Mrs. Muir says try to make Mr. Johnson come with Tesla. I devoutly wish you would We will try to keep the Yosemite dogs off you. How different were my experiences in New York from yours in California. I'm ashamed of my country--the Irish of it. Every trulyYour friend John Muir01787


Martinez, [Calif]

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Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20 cm.

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Reel 08, Image 0143

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