John Muir


John Muir


[Benjamin Ide] Wheeler


Dear Mr Wheeler

In getting ready for my long journey abroad so many small time-consuming things have come up. I find that I shall not be able to start far enough ahead of the Presidents party to do any good. I have therefore concluded to go on with the party May 14th Hoping this change will cause no inconvenience I am

faith fully yours


To President Benjamin Ide Wheeler

University of California

Office of the President

Berkeley California

I have concluded to go with President's party May fourteenth.

John Muir

[May, 1903]


[Martinez, Calif.]

Circa Date

[1903 May 10]


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0536

Collection Identifier

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

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

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2 pages


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



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