Henry E. Howland
LAW OFFICES OF ANDERSON, HOWLAND & MURRAY,35 WALL STREET (MILLS BUILDING).HENRY H. ANDERSON,HENRY E. HOWLAND,GEO. WELWOOD MURRAY,HENRY B. ANDERSON.New York, January 2nd, 1897.John Muir, Esq.My dear Mr. Muir:-Permit me to recall myself to you as a companion with you on a very pleasant trip through a part of the Yosemite Valley in 1889, and several days thereafter as a participant with you in some social affairs in this City, notably, a dinner with Miss Barney.I hear from Professor Sargent that he has been with you this summer, and his experience accords with that of everyone who has had the pleasure of your companionship, and I am very sorry that my absence in Europe deprived me of the pleasure of seeing you.One of my sons is a "mighty Nimrod" and is an enthusiast as to large game. He has spent several weeks for three successive years at and around Jackson's Hole and beyond getting a few elk and one or two bear has not many trophies from his rifle. I may add, however, that he is a true sportsman and although he might have shot any amount of elk and mountain sheep he refrained from doing so from love of the animals, contenting himself with one or two of the male species. He told me that he might have shot02206
Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.
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