made a success in life I am sure you have; and, erected monuments more lasting and enduring than [granate?]. Many are the times I have thought of you bro. Geo. I believe was his name, who attended the University that fall you went out to teach. I have never seen him since. Where is he? Time is telling on us; my hair is turning grey. I do not know as you recollect, but there were some grey hairs when I attended the University. You may recollect J.N. Stewart and M. Griswold whoes room was just above yours and your bro's. Mr. Stewart has been clerk in the State Supt. of Pu[illegible]. Inst. at Madison the past year and Griswold is Co. Judge here. I will close hoping you and family are well.Yours trulyJohn Howitt01618
Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20 cm.
Reel 07, Image 1478
Copyright status unknown
Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.
John Muir, correspondence, letters, author, writing, naturalist, California, correspondent, mail, message, post, exchange of letters, missive, notes, epistle