[Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore]
[Louie Strentzel] Muir
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 your1502 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.
1890 Dec 31
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