Jeanne C. Carr


[Jeanne C. Carr]


John Muir


Oakland Sept 24.

My dear John.

Yours of the 18" and one of older date are before me. I sent to Agazziz the one you en- closed. either that or something from the paper (NY Tribune clippings) excited him to say with great [illegible] that "Muir was studying to greater [illegible] & with greater results than any one else had done". Le Conte told me he spoke of your work with enthusiasm. Perhaps you saw the poetic welcome to him from the Bulletin. I suppose Mrs H. cuts & clips the news which belongs to you and gives it to you assor- ted when you descend to such things. I have not given Charlie

[I?] one of your messages. First he has not been to see me [illegible] no chance - he does not like to have me call on him at his fath[illegible] and I don't write to any one if I can possibly avoid it. Then he is engaged to read or recite one of his own poems at Harry Edwards benefit Thursday eve- ning and he ought to do his best for Harry Edwards and his wife have been the true and the [tried?] to Charlie. Then one cannot say that you will not [Lasten?] down [&?] have one talk with Agazziz who prolongs his stay, and in case he feels himself bettering may do so until you come. Let Charlies visit pass for this fall. He is miserably morbid & the move would not be likely to yield to your [illegible]. He is a real lover at last, and I think 00617


Oakland, [Calif]

Circa Date

[1872] Sep 24


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 0915

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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