Lucy M. Washburn
165 Devine St. 
San Jose, Aug. 12. 1892
Mr. John Muir.
When Mr. Allen gave me this letter to you he suggested that if I would call upon you at your home, it would make you less trouble than to answer any questions by letter: and it was then impossible for me to go to Martinez, and has been since. I am [now?] to have a little time at my command [Lowern.?] before our Normal School begins its new term. I [have?] been writing a little paper on the Alaska summer [Tour?], which I took last year
under very favorable auspices. Since I came home, I have studied all I could find about the Muir Glacier: but I find myself very desirous to ask your opinion on one or two points about which there seems a conflict of testimony – I should be glad to know what you rather than all others think on the matter: not simply to have my paper [illegible], but because the Glacier is to me inexp[illegible]ibly interesting. Are you likely to be at home at any time between Aug. 18 and 25? and would it be agreeable that I should
call some day between those dates and talk this matter over with you? – Hoping I am not asking too much.
Very Truly Yours,
Lucy M. Washburn.
…San Jose, [Calif]
1892 Aug 12
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13.5 cm.
Washburn, Lucy M., "Letter from Lucy M. Washburn to John Muir, 1892 Aug 12." (1892). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 187.
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