John Bidwell


John Muir


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00935Rancho Chico, April 8, 1881.My Dear Muir,When in San F. early in last month I inquired of Mr Upham about you, not knowing whether you had already migrated towards the Sierras, or Alaskan glaciers and ice-bergs, or were still [illegible] in less frigid climes! Upham gave me some su[illegible]sings which, when in Martinez a few days subsequently, caused me to inquire for you, but not to dare a nearer approach to the sacred precincts even if I had time, which I had not. We have often mentioned you


Rancho Chico, [Calif]

Date Original

1881 Apr 8


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0484

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