Harry Fielding Reid


John Muir


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[4] 01535I think Capt. Carroll’s estimate of the recession during the past year is too small. I am inclined to think 100 yards closer to the true annual recession than 100 feet. My large may in on a scale of 1 / 100 000, (about 2/3 inch to the mile) [but?] still it covers a sheet 23x27 inches. it shows Mt. Young to be 10 miles from Lynn Canal, with a possible error of 2 ½ miles. This uncertainty comes from not knowing the longitude of Camp Muir very closely. Mrs. Reid joins me in Kind regards,I am very sincerely yoursHarry Fielding Reid.


Cleveland, O[hio]

Date Original

1891 Oct 27


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0347

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