Edmond S. Meany


John Muir


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10 Sept. 1912Mr. John MuirMartinezCaliforniaMy dear Friend:Three friends desire me to send you their greetings: Robert Moran who was one of the crew of the Steamer Gertrude on the Stickeen River in 1879. He remembers you, Rev. S. H. Young and the dog. E. S. Ingraham was with you during the ascent of Mount Rainier in August 1888. when the now famous Camp Muir was named. He is now a leader of the Boy Scount movement in this part of the world. He was in our camp on Mount Rainier a little while this summer. Prof. Trevor Kincaid who was with you as a member of the Harriman Expedition to Alaska in 1899. The greeting from each is cordial and heartfelt.You probably have not followed Mr. Moran's career. Always industrious, he developed a large and prosperous ship-building business, retiring therefrom a few years ago with considerable wealth. He had been a breadwinner for a large family while quite you so he is now enjoying his only "boyhood." He has acquired more than 4000 acres on Orcas Island, including a forest, two beautiful lakes, a creek, water-falls, shore lands and most of Mount Constitution <2400 feet high>. On a rocky shore, at a place he calls Rosario, he has built05272


Seattle, Washington

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1912 Sep 10


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 1295

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