Harry Fielding Reid


John Muir


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[4] 01575by lectures, etc. Do you not think the B.C.SS. Co. would grant me some reductions in charges this summer? What I have done & what I shall do this year, will certainly be of advantage to them. Whom had I better write to about the matter? Probably it would be better to address some indivial member of the company, rather than the company in general. The earliest steamer I can get is the Queen sailing from Tacoma on June 21. As I can leave here on June 10, I 3 [5][letterhead]will have about five days at leisure on the way across the country, and I thought if the weather was good that I should like to spend them making the ascent of Mount Rainier. Won’t you be good enough to tell me from what point it should be attacked, where guides can be obtained, and whether or not I could make arrangements by mail; how long the climb would take, and any other points you think would


Cleveland, O[hio]

Date Original

1892 Apr 30


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 14 cm.

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