Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore


John Muir


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[4]about "Mr Russell alone on Mt. St. Elias" and gave him a few facts and reasons. McKee said he would with alacrity and a column and a half from Mr. Russell cause out in several hundred newspapers this last Monday OCt 20. Nextly while I was in San F. Mr. Moriss took me to Keith's studio. Mr. Deith was not there but his "Taku Glacier" was and I kept wishing that it could be exhibited East. I undertook to see if we could not get it at the Cosmos Club rooms in Washington, where the Geographical Society meets. I hear from Mr. Moriss that Mr. Keith is willing to have it go, and I am now only waiting to hear formally from01467[1]39 West 26th StreetNew York - October 22 - 1890Dear Prof. MuirI was so sorry to have missed you in S.F. and Mrs. Hooper as well. Soon after I reached here I went to see Mr. Johnson to ask why they could not take up the cause of Alaska now that they have won for the Yosemite, and have an Alaska series succeeding your papers. The newspapers that same day had been filled with telegrams from San Francisco


… New York

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1890 Oct 22


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 X 25.5 cm.

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