P. A. Doran


P. A. Doran


John Muir


san Francisco Sept 8th, 99.

Professor John Muir,

Martinez, Cal.

My Dear Professor;

I received your book and many thanks to you. I can see your many characteristics throughout the work, and every page reminds me of the pleasant hours spent together during our voyage to Alaska. To say the least it is a noble and interesting work, and we are all delighted with it. I forward you a copy of the H.A.E. poems. I would have send them before but I was called to Portland unexpectedly, to take command of S.S. "Columbia". Should you contemplate a trip to Portland, I would be very pleased to have you come on the "Columbia", and I promise you our morning coffee shall be the best.
Hoping we will be shipmates again in the near future and commemorate the


H.A.E. by sliding over a few glaciers Slivers I am

Yours very respectfully

P.A. Doran

S.S. Columbia

San Francisco



San Francisco

Date Original

1899 Sep 8


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0973

Collection Identifier

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

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



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