John Muir


[John Muir]


G. D. Smith


[First draft of letter,in note-book]

[January, 1903]

County Surveyor,
Visalia,Tulare Co.,Cal.

Dear Mr.Smith:

The photographs and your kind letter came yesterday, for which I sincerely thank you.I believed you were a regular professional photographer, else I never should have thought of ordering pictures.
We missed you on our Whitney trip.It was glorious.You doubtless enjoyed [it] also,and when next you and your wife come to San Francisco I hope you will come to our house.
Congratulating you, I am, with all best wishes,
Sincerely yours,
[John Muir]

P.S. I send two books by this mail.0 3OM


[Martinez, Calif.]


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 17 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0150

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