Creator

R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

New York, April 27, 1895.

Dear Muir:

Did Harvard ever offer you a professorship? and when? who brought it about? And did Agassiz say that you were the only man living who understood glacial action in the formation of scenery? and where did he say it?
These statements I have seen in an article on you which is too badly written to print, even if we could print another article on you. But I should like to know the facts on these two points.
Please drop me a line soon. I shall not make any disadvantageous use of your reply.

Faithfully yours,

R. U. Johnson

Location

New York

Date Original

1895 Apr 27

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir08_0961-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 0961

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

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

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3 pages

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