John Muir


[John Muir]


Benjamin I[de] Wheeler


Martinez, March 19,


My dear Mr Wheeler:

I am sorry to say in reply to your kind letter that an engagement made last month will prevent my going to Yosemite with the President. I must be in Boston May 15th, & a few days later sail for Europe. Fortunately with Mr Le Conte, Keith & other Sierra Club Mountaineers as guides I'll not be missed.

Faithfully yrs

Mr Benjamin J. Wheeler

University of California

Berkeley Cal.


[Mar. 19, 1903]

My dear Mr Wheeler

I am sorry to say in reply to your kind letter that an engagement made last month will prevent my going to the mountains with the President I must be in Boston not later than May 15th & a few days later sail for Europe Fortunately with Le Conte I will & perhaps other Sierra club not be missed [mtners?] as guides I shall [not?] not be missed.



Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1903 Mar 19


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0294

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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