John Bidwell


[General] John Bidwell


John Muir


Chico, June 19, 1889.

Dear Muir,

Your very kind letter of 18th inst. duly to hand this morning. Our interpretation of your telegram was that you were about to make us a visit. Hopes blasted! Of course I shall be glad to see your friend Mr. Johnson, and do anything in my power for him. But I cannot be a contributor to his magaine for I cannot write - there is nothing literary in my composition. Mrs. Bidwell - as I am - is disappointed in not seeing your wife and self, before our departure for Colorado Springs, Colo. which will be within two weeks we hope. With best wishes, in which my wife cordially unites, I am very sincerely

Your friend

John Bidwell

Prof John Muir

San Francisco



Chico, [Calif]

Date Original

1889 Jun 19


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 06, Image 0093

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