John Muir


John Muir


[Charles F.] Lummis


Martinez, California June 11, 1895

My dear Mr Lummis,

Thanks for the Land of Sunshine. Please find enclosed subscription for the same for one year.
I have read your little plucky magazine & like it. It has the ring & look of true literary metal. So has your letter to me, & I doubt not you will be successful. You have a grand field & I am sure that with honest purpose & hard work you must gain the day.
I thank you for your kind words about my little book & for asking me to work for sunshine. I wish I could write as quickly & easily as most writers then you would surely goet more from me than you want. But I am slow & awkward & write but little still I'll try to give you something ere long.

Ever Cordailly Yours

John Muir


Martiez, calif.

Date Original

1895 Jun 11


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 1033

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

Owning Institution

Braun Research Library, Autry National Center for the American West, Los Angeles, CA. ID Numbers: MS.1.1.3221A Charles F. Lummis/Mr. John Muir Correspondence 1895-1905; and MS.1.1.3221B Charles F. Lummis/Mr. John Muir Correspondence 1906-1913. 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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Muir-Hanna Trust

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