Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore


John Muir


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[4][re-] member that I had an article on Muir Glacier stopped in the middle when the concern died.I suppose that those little girls are quite large girls now, but I trust you will remember me to Mrs. Muir and the daughters, and to any of our mutual Alaska friends whom you may meet.With best wishes for the grape crop and the rains, I amSincerelyEliza Ruhamah Scidmore[1]The ShorehamWashington D. C. Sept 16, '95Dear Mr. MuirI have returned you see safely from my circumnavigation, and now I know for myself that the earth is round. No more hearsay evidence to be accepted on that point.I shall speak disrespectfully of the equator too if I want to, for I went over the imaginary hair line on the water02023


Washington, D.C.

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