J. S. Merriam


John Muir


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[8]To speak to you [thus?] by a mere letter is an aggravationMy trip to the Pacific Coast was an Episode in my life - beautiful towards its close - and the story of it has made many friends wish to go —I bid you good bye with every wish for a happy and cheerful New Year to you all and am most sincerely yoursMerriam.[5]I shall be glad to know she is married.What thousands of photos must have been take by the army of young folks of the Sierra Club - It would be interesting to see them [illegible] the [illegible] [been?] my good luck to see - a few from Hart and some 8 or ten from Smith of Visalia. I may add Nov. [11th?]. Out west where "the Faculty Meeting" and Dinner Time Camp - must have been taken from [illegible] for nothing else could be more funny.The portrait of John Muir is really himself in a precious mood03131


New York

Date Original

1903 Jan 5


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0038

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Page 3


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