C[alvin] L[eighton] Hooper


John Muir


[letterhead] [illegible abbreviation] "Rush" Oakland Feb 7th, 1884.Prof MuirDear SirThe "Glacier Article" arrived on the 6th and was seen on its way rejoicing the same day. The Hon Sec. assures me that he will see [illegible] the whole is finished without delay. Please accept my thanks for the Article. which is very interesting. The sketches are very fine and will form a valuable addition to the report. Thant of the large glacier from Mount Fa[illegible] is particularly fine.I read a letter from the "[illegible]" yestreday he is at Tuscon A.[illegible]. and I judge in a very bad state of health. his mother was telegraphed for and is now with him, she says he has been very near "passing his checks" and had been compelled [illegible] I fear his term will soon expire

[written on preprinted legal? form]He says the preface to his bird article was changed after he left Washington - that he acknowledged [illegible]from me and that [illegible] portion was cut out. The "rush" is under repair and will not be ready for sea before the 20 [th?] when we will make a trip to San Diego. If you can spare the time I should be glad to have you join us - I will drop you a line before we are ready and if you can, come along.[Mrs?] Hooper joins in kindest regards to yourself and family with many thanks for your kindness I am very truly yours CL Hooper01127


Oakland [Calif.]

Date Original

1884 Feb 7


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0035

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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