John Muir


John Muir


Alice Mc Chesney


[Original letter returned to Mrs. J. B. McChesney]

Strawberry Valley, Yuba Co.,
Dec. 24th, 1874.

Alice McChesney.
My bonnie lassie:

I cannot send you a living bunnie, but here is the very splendidest tail I ever saw.
Happy year, my lassie, to you and to all.

Truly your friend,

John Muir


Strawberry Valley, Yuba Co., [Calif]

Date Original

1874 Dec 24


Original letter dimensions: 33 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0243

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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