John Muir


John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]



Wednesday 8th, 1887

Saw Lunn. I spent an hour with _ Dr & Mrs Parry last evening. They will come with me next Saturday evening to the ranch. leaving here by the afternoon train 3.30 Please send Harry to meet us at the station with the carriage The Parrys are going to stay in S.F. all summer probably I received this letter on Sunday as I was leaving Tell Annie that her name was in the SF papers as a terrible daring driver or something so Parry was letting me


am trying to get hold of the woods & rocks but make slow process_ Emily is sick & the cook has left & the kitchen stove smokes & you can guess etc

Send Baker & [Payot?] a box of cherrries each_ also one to J. Dewing 420 Bush St_ Also one to Emily Swelt_ When convenient No hurry about any of them.

Tell the babies Ill be back on Saturday & will bring them something or other [waffle?].

Ever Yrs John Muir


San Francisco, [Calif]

Circa Date

1887 [Jun] 8


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0834

Collection Identifier

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

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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2 pages


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



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