J. E. Johnson


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.



Madison, Wisc

Date Original

1863 Jun 24


Original letter dimensions: 21.0 x 13.5 cm

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0565

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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