Warren Olney


John Muir


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San Francisco,June 19, 1894.My dear Muir:Glascock has corrected his article and it is now ready for the printer. What shall I do with it? I sent him your letter with the manuscript.He has just returned both and is highly elated with your commendations.Was surprised to find he had never met you. He was for two terms Congressman from our district, has been Mayor of Oakland, etc. The Judge of his article was his father -- a most enthusiastic lover of Nature and sylvan sports, now alas, no longer with us.He has omitted some portions from the article that to the ordinary mortal may very likely be more interesting then those portions which give it its charm.Before you have it set up perhaps it would be well for you to go over it and see if it would not be better to restore a part. I shall keep it here till I hear from you. Hope you will soon be through with the labors of revision.Please remember me to Mrs. Muir and say to her we expect a visit from her as soon as the health of your daughter will permit. Wilkinson and I have about decided to spend the fourth of July week at a place called Fouts Springs, in Colusa County, under Snow Mountain. Said to be good fishing. Some and go along. There is an interesting mountain country almost in sight from your house that I have never heard you speak [of] I believe it is Stony Creek, heading in Snow Mountain that is the hiding place of the trout we are to catch of. Come! We leave here on Saturday morning, the 30th. By rail to Colusa Junction, then by narrow gauge to Sites, then by stage to the Springs.Truly yours,Warren OlneyAm under the impression that those mountains of the Coast Range,St. Johns, Snow, Sanhedrin, etc. are never entirely free from snow. How is that?


San Francisco, [Calif]

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