W. A. Meane


John Muir


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SEATTLE, Wash.,Dec. 16, 1913.Mr. John Muir,MARTINEZ, Calif.My dear Mr. Muir:It is hardly likely that you will remember a boy of sixteen or seventeen to whom you granted the privilege of the use of your room in the University of Wisconsin during noon hour. Even if I mention my name, Will Mears, it may not revive any memories; still, I have the pleasantiest memories of you and have watched your career all these years. I tried twice to meet you in San Francisco, but without success. I have read your books, and have only lately finished your last book of "Reminiscences" I remember well your clock, the apparatus attached to your study desk which pushed the necessary book out, when the hour forth study of it came around, also the [illegible] Which tipped up your bed at the proper hour in the morning, and all the other contrivances and contraptions05633


Seattle, Wash.

Date Original

1913 Dec 16


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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