Robert Ridgway


John Muir


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3447 Oakwood Terrace, N.W.Washington, D.C.May 15, 1913.Dear Mr. Muir:I thank you very much for your kind letter of the 5th inst., which is appreciated beyond my ability to express.It does not seem possible that fourteen years have rolled by since we were together as members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition. Surely time flies more swift as we grow older.Great was my disappointment when, on returning to Washington from a visit to Illinois to find that I had missed seeing you. You were then about to start on a trip to South Ameria, I believe. I hope that you had a enjoyable trip, and saw many wonderous things that were new to you. Have you ever pub=05447


Washington, D. C.

Date Original

1913 May 15


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0419

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