John Muir


John Muir


Mary [Muir Hand]


Martinez, Dec. 6. 1897

My dear Mary;

Never mind my judgement on your foolish danger risk at Port Costa. that's past. Be wiser in future. We were all glad to hear you found your family well & that you would be able to give time to art. Don't copy. Go direct to nature. With best wishes for the new Year

I am ever Your affectionate brother

John __


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1897 Dec 6


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 1170

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

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John Muir National Historic Site. 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

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



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