Abby Hutchinson Patton
33 West 16th St
New York May 2, 1892.
My dear Mr Muir,
We hope you still live, and move and have your being, on this little planet. We never forget our happy journey with you to Alaska, and we are glad you are immortalized in the “Muir Glacier” – your monument is not marble, but ice. We wish our friend Mr S. T. Pickard editor of Portland Transcript Maine to meet you. Mrs Pickard who is with her husband is favorite niece of John G. Whittier. They are in a party of editors en route for California.
I have taken the liberty of introducing them to you as Mr Pickard would like to make notes of his travels and say a word about the men and women he meets. I sent to you my little book “A Handful of Pebbles”, did it ever reach you? Mr Patton joins me in kindest regards to you and yours –
very cordially your
Abby Hutchinson Patton.
1892 May 2
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.
Patton, Abby Hutchinson, "Letter from Abby Hutchinson Patton to John Muir, 1892 May 2." (1892). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 170.
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