R[aymond] H. Aront
6 Sept. 1899
My dear Mr. Muir,
Please accept the sincere thanks of the members of the Rochester Modern History Club for the photographs of the Muir Glacier, and of you. After Enlargement they will be hung upon our walls.
I hope you will not deem me impertinent if I ask you two questions. Last Saturday I was at Niagara Falls. On the Canadian side there is a pyramid which surmounts a [Otone?] which is said to prove Agassiz's glacial theory.
Rochester History Club
May I ask you to tell me in a very few words what Agassiz's glacial theory is? I have looked in many places, but I have not found it stated.
Can you direct me to any book which describes the scenery of Alpine Co., California? I used to live there. In fact my father is the Superior Judge of that county now. I should like to find a book describing Lake Valley, and the view of Lake Valley & Lake Tahoe from the top of the Placerville Road.
I shall be very grateful if you will answer these inquiries.
Again thanking you,
I am, faithfully yours,
Rochester, N. Y.
1899 Sep 6
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Aront, Raymond H., "Letter from R[aymond] H. Aront to John Muir, 1899 Sep 6." (1899). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2441.
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