Creator

R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

March 17,1899

R.W. GILDER, EDITOR.
R.U. JOHNSON,
ASSOCIATE EDITOR.
C. C. BUEL,
ASSISTANT EDITOR.

My dear John Muir,

Mrs. Mary Hallock Foote's address in San Francisco, at last accounts, was 1208 Leavenworth St. If you drop in on her, won't you tell her that you were up at our farm and saw her old friends, Helena deKay and Richard Watson Gilder; that you were at our house and saw us there; that you liked the farm, and that you hitched a glacier to it. By the way, I have written a great long piece (semi-humorous and semi-serious stanzas) about that hitching and I don't know whether to show the lines to you or not. Perhaps I may, and perhaps I mayn't
Meantime I am expecting a letter from you, beginning with your early childhood and going on with the vicis-situdes of youryouth, and later, the "Reteoliections of a Naturalist." When you send them to me I will have them copied and send copyback to you, and, before you know it, and without stopping your other work, you will have a charming series of papers of the kind we talked about, that will be useful, amusing and instructive.

Yours sincerely,

[illegible]John Muir, Esq

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Location

NewYork

Date Original

1899 Mar 17

Source

Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 21 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir10_0703-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0703

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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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