John Muir


John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir] [And Family]




In fine flowery Alpine Camp on Mt Tacoma Aug. 16/88

Dear Louie & all_

Am in fine campe here & have seen the Grand Glo & woods & gardens & have also had the train from the summit. All well JM



The view from the summit was truly glorious. did not mean to climb, but got excited & soon was on top. Am now coming towards home will be back in about two weeks A messenger stands wishing to take this to the lowlands. ever Yrs JM


Mt. Tacoma [Washington Territory]

Date Original

1888 Aug 16


Original letter dimensions: 8.5 x 14.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1130

Collection Identifier

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

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

Owning Institution

Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date



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



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