Claire S. Robinson


John Muir


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September 12, 1895Mr. John Muir:Dear Sir:Knowing that as a stranger I have no right to encroach upon your time, I write trusting that if what I ask shall cause you any trouble, you will not deem it necessary to grant it.This summer I travelled from the north fork of the Kaweah river through the canons [diacritic] of the Kaweah and Kern to Mount Whitney and ascended the mountain. Since then I have read with keen appreciation and enjoyment your "Mountains of California" and from the02021


Alameda, Calif

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Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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