Harry Fielding Reid


John Muir


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[letterhead]Feb. 3, 1902.My dear Mr. Muir,I am preparing my annual report on the Varieties of glaciers, and hope you can give me some information about the Alaskan or other western glaciers. I have not yet had any definite information regarding the effect of the earthquake of 1899 on the tide-water glaciers; have you? I was very much interested in your account of the Alaskan glaciers in the Report of the Harriman expedition, and the pictures in the two volumes are splendid. I was at Mt Hood and Mt Adams last summer and saw their glaciers pretty well, but I had to come home without going to Mt. Rainier, on account of the illness of Mrs. Reid's mother, resulting, I am sorry to say, in her death.With kind regardsI am yours cordiallyHarry Fielding Reid.02950


Baltimore, Md.

Date Original

1902 Feb 3


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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