D. R. Wood


John Muir


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[1]396 So Second St..San Jose Cal.April 20. 1903.Mr John Muir.-Martinez, Cal.My dear Mr. Muir.-After spending such a delightful day with you, and accepting so fully of your kind hospitality & courtesies. I confess I write this request reluctantly. However it is not for myself but for the boys and girls in our schools in whom I am interested and to whom you have already given so much. Will you give us, at our wish, one thing more? We want a better picture of you than has been taken. One that is suitable for the school room that the pupils may come to know you as they read your delightful writings.In view of this request I located in San Francisco the best portrait artist & called on him. I found in his studio fine pictures of Le Conte., Keller Keith, Wheeler, with many others all well taken I made arrangements to have a03219


San Jose, Calif.

Date Original

1903 Apr 20


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 19.5 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0440

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