Albert Salisbury


John Muir


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Parks YrSalisburythe shortest time. I fear you will not sympathize with this question; you will feel that time ought not to be pinched so closely. But if a hungry man had only two or three weeks at his command for the Yosemite valley and park, what itinerary would be the most satisfactory and practicable, to a "tenderfoot"? I recognize the degree of presumption in my coming to you, who know me not, with such a question; but I feel sure that you can give me wiser advice than I can possibly get elsewhere. If you will kindly sketch me an itinerary of, say, two weeks, selecting those points of greatest natural interest that can best be strung on one circuit, including the Valley, and as much as may be of the forest, I shall appreciate the service deeply. If I am asking too much, just drop this into the fire, or hand it to some one having a business interest in Sierra pilgrims.Very truly yours,Albert Salisbury


White Water, Wisc.

Date Original

1900 Apr 4


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 0195

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