Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore


[Louie Strentzel] Muir


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[4]given a banquet and reception by some three hundred admiring tourists of past seasons; and put through some mysterious mining deal, by which, I suppose, some more strangers will learn a deal more of geology than they knew before. We are all hoping that Capt. Hooper will have orders that will allow him to cooperate with the [Int?] St. Elias party and do some exploring and surveying himself. I fear that Mr. Muirs added cares will keep him far away from the glaciers this season, but I hope that he has written out some of the results of his last seasons work.With regards, I amVery Sincerely Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore01507[1]Washington – March 31st 1891My dear Mr. MuirI enclose you the letter that I did write you in December, to prove that I intended to do this much long ago. I have had a very busy winter and lost three weeks of it entirely by illness, and between that and a few flying trips to New York, the season has slipped away from me. I am getting the proof of my new book slowly, but it cannot be many weeks off now before I shall see its covers. Of course Mr Muir and yourself were interested in Mr. Kerrs article in the March Scribner. It was


Washington, [D.C.]

Date Original

1891 Mar 31


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0115

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