C[harles] S[prague] Sargent


John Muir



Jamaica Plain, Mass., February 3, 1898.

My dear Muir:

I am sorry to say that the man in Washington who makes the transparencies reports that that picture of the Sugar Pine is not good enough for his work. I am sorry but perhaps we shall be more successful another time; at any rate bear the matter in mind when you see photographs of California trees.
I have this morning received your picture in the Critic. It is one of the best I have ever seen of any one. I must try and get an original. I am glad to see that you are credited with having made you glacier.

Faithfully yours,

C.S. [illegible]

John Muir, Esq.
Martinez, Cal.



Jamaica Plain, Mass.

Date Original

1898 Feb 3


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0075

Collection Identifier

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

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