John Muir


Mrs. [Jeanne] Carr


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[Page 1] Martinez, Nov. 5, 1894 My dear Mrs Carr I take pleasure in sending you with this a copy of my first book. You will say that I should have written it long ago, but I begrudged the time of my young mountain-climbing days We received your note & newspaper clippings of the Muir peak. I left Mrs Muir to answer it but suppose she has not. I am at work on another


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1894 Nov 5


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 11 cm.

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1894 Nov 5 JM to Mrs Carr

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MSS 301 Shone

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1894 Nov 5 JM to Mrs Carr p1


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