John Muir


John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson



Martinez, Feb. 23, 1895

My dear Mr Johnson,

I send you today the Alaska trip by registered mail. I think it reads pretty well though its tail is slightly scrawny after pulling out so many of its plumes for the Glacier Bay article. There is a good deal in it & it cannot I think fail to interest tourists.
I had a letter the other day from Sir Joseph Hooker saying he had just finished reading the last page of my book & that he didn't know when he had ever read anything that gave him so much pleasure & instruction etc. & asks whether I am going to give a book on Alaska I shall now tackle the dog & the adventure.

Ever Cordially yours

John Muir

Bancroft Library


Martinez, [Calif.]

Date Original

1895 Feb 23


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 0847

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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