W[illiam] M. Canby
Whenever I speak of Alaska and recommend people to go there to see its wonders, that is always the principal inducement I mention.I ask you to believe, my dear Mr. Muir, that I always think of you with the utmost respect and I may truly say admiration; and that in all sincerity I am most truly,Your obliged,Wm M. CanbyI sent your Mountains of California to Mr. AndersonWilmington DelawareOct. 24th 1897My dear Mr. Muir,Prof. August has written me of the death of your mother-in-law, the dear old lady who so kindly received us when he and I were at your house some years since. I desire to express my sympatny with you and especially with Mrs. Muir at this severance of so tender and close a relation. However circumstances of poor health or suffering may seem to the outside world to make such a change even desirable it is always more or02353
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