Joanna [Muir Brown]


John Muir


image preview


2is to me, a great treasureThe portion relating to yourself and the family was read in tears and I wished with all my heart it had not been so true; In other words that the hard things had never occurred so they would not have been there to record. Thank you dear John for the dear book.Well, the summer is past with its heat and its many experiences and we have moved out into this[1]Oct [7?] 19[13?]622 Hawthorn aveGinter Park,Richmond Va_My dear Bro. John:-I have been so long in thanking you for the lovely book. "The Story of my boyhood and youth", that I hope you do not think I did not appreciate it.It is a charming bit of natural history, and with the sketches of the two old houses, the one in which I was born, and Hickory Hill, every nook and corner of which is engraven on my memory05569


Richmond, Va.

Date Original

1913 Oct 7


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0860

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Page Number

Page 1


John Muir, correspondence, letters, author, writing, naturalist, California, correspondent, mail, message, post, exchange of letters, missive, notes, epistle