John Muir


John Muir


[A. H.] Sellers



May 26, 1899

My dear Sellers

Goodbye, I am off for Alaska on the Harriman Expedition to be gone two months or more.
It goes to Prince Williams Sound Cook's Inlet & Kodiak. The only part of the coast I have not seen [illegible] I was very glad of the opportunity though I am busy writing.
I need a rest anyhow. I [illegible] so do you. I wish you were going
Keith starts Monday for Europe & of course you will see him He he been doing some fine painting & is sick happy & grotesque. Goodbye

Ever Yours

John Muir


San Francisco

Date Original

1899 May 26


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0803

Collection Identifier

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

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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



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