Creator

Lucy M. Washburn

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

165 Devine St. [1]

San Jose, Aug. 12. 1892

Mr. John Muir.

Dear Sir:-

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

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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

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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.

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Location

…San Jose, [Calif]

Date Original

1892 Aug 12

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir07_0619-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0619

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

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