J. E. Johnson
[J. R.] Boise
Madison, Wisconsin, June 25th 1863.
Dear [illegible] Boise, Allow me to introduce to you, the [illegible], Mr. John Muir, a most estimable young gentleman, who had been attending the state University here, & expects to commence study in A[illegible] [illegible] next term. You will find in him the greatest modesty [found?] with high moral & religious ex- cellence. He had also marked mechanical genius. I trust his time of study in your University may be pleasant & profitable. My family joins me in regards to you & yours
Fr[illegible]matly yours J E. Johnson.
1863 Jun 24
Original letter dimensions: 21.0 x 13.5 cm
Johnson, J. E., "Letter from J. E. Johnson to J. R. Boise, 1863 Jun 24" (1863). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1142.
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