Geo[rge] Nicholson


John Muir



If so I should like to see them immensely. Also Stickeen (your title was changed by N.Y. editor). If you give me date & place of publication I will go to some Library if may cannot now be procured and borrow it. Kindly give reference whenever you write next. With very many thanks for book.

I am, Dear Mr Muir,

Yours very Sincerely

Geo. Nicholson


37 Larkfield Road,


S. W

Oct. 17th 1904.

Dear Mr Muir,

I ought to have acknowledged long before this the receipt of your most charming book Our National Parks. You are partly to blame for the delay for I had to read every word carefully



before I could think of any letters to any one and then I began again at the beginning. You have given me a great pleasure. I now live in earnest hope of seeing something of the Yosemite or other of the Edens you describe.
I sent the other day my copy of Sir Joseph


Hookers Himalayan Journal. I know of another copy I can get sometime when convenient. But I thought you would like mine with Sir Joseph's writing within.
Have you done anything towards putting on record your impressions of your Old World travels?


Richmond, S. W.

Date Original

1904 Oct 17


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

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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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