[Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore]


[Louie Strentzel] Muir


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[4]Why it was that I missed seeing Mrs. Carr while I was at Santa Monica. I sent a note immediately upon my arrival and heard nothing from her. I am so pleased too to know that Mr. Muir has aroused an Alaskan fervor in Mr. Keith. Provided Mr. [illegible] gets his mail route established between Sitka and Onalaska, via Yakutat & Cooks Inlet, Mr. Keith will be sure of an opportunity see Mt. St. Elias and the peninsula without relying entirely upon Capt. Hooper. I was so very sorry not to be able to accept your[1]1502 21st StreetWashington D.C. Dec 31st 1890My dear Mrs. MuirI send to you with this some photographs of Mr. Muirs summer chalet by the ice. I fear that before this late day they have been duplicated by more prompt and kindly photographers - but indeed, indeed I have been busy and sadly rushed ever since I returned from the [illegible]


…Washington, D. C.

Date Original

1890 Dec 31


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 06, Image 0811

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