[Mrs.]E. [Ruhamah] Scidmore


John Muir


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012111411 K Street Washington Dec 27_ 1885Dear Mr. MuirI send you by mail [today?] a copy of my book and regret that it has not reached you before.One of these [dam?] Democratic officials here casually asked me the other day if I "knew any- thing about Alaska." I shall be anxious to know what your opinion may be on that project.With regards to Mrs. Muir, her mother and the little one. I am Very Sincerely L. [R.?] Scidmore


…Washington, [D.C.]

Date Original

1885 Dec 27


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0572

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