E. McD Johnstone


John Muir


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E. McO. JOHNSTONE.R.K. Johnson.WM. V. BRYAN.$1.00 a Year.WITH"THE TOURIST,"$1.50 a YEAR.AN ILLUSTRATED MONTHLY JOURNAL OF TRAVEL ANDRECREATION.Information and printed matter concerning Hotels, Summer and Winter Resorts, Railways or Steamship Lines,will be furnished without charge by"THE TRAVELER'S" BUREAU OF INFORMATION"OFFICE:602 MARKET STREET (IN STATE BOARD OF TRADE ROOMS, CROCKER BUILDING).SAN FRANCISCO,CAL.................May 3,1893John Muir,Esq,Martinez, Cal.My dear Mr. Muir:-I see by the morning paper that you are contemplating a trip abroad. There are two or three favors I would like to ask of you before you go,and when you do go,I will throw the best old boot after you I have got in my possession,and I have quite a number.First,I want your photograph,possibly for reproduction in "The Traveler",if you don't object,and the privilege of using something from picturesque California'from you. Then I beg of you to spare enough of your valuable time to take a run out to the Golden Gate Park before you go .May I hear from you at an early date,and if you have decided to leave very soon,I would take a day and run up to see you.Very truly,THE TRAVELER,01440


San Francisco

Date Original

1893 May 3


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0958

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