D. J. Foley


John Muir


image preview


2of the church of England and had been located at Lompoc, Cal. They think him sort of "queer". I told the story at the Hush residence in East Oakland (Tom Magee, Jr's father-in law) a short time since and we all had a good laugh. But [for?] me, at the time, up on the side of that lonely and rocky mountain, miles from anyone, it was not, then, much of a joke. That was the only time in my life when I wanted a "cannon". I would not have hurt him very much, but I would just like to have met his "bluff" with one, and then, if necessary, take off a toe, or finger or arm. But, as you remarked, at that glorious camp-fire and lecture, "the little unpleasant02648


[Yosemite Valley, Calif. ?]

Date Original

circa [ca. 1899]


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 14.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 1103

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