C[harles] H. Shinn


John Muir


Portage, Wis.

July 23rd '95

My dear brother John:

Sarah came in yesterday and gave me quite a surprise in the form of twenty-five dollars from yourself. She said you had been minded to send the same by a letter you had seen of mine. Now I did not realize that there was anything in that letter to Maggie (for I have not written to any one else in Cal.) which would bring forth such results but when we were children at



Berkeley, Cal

Date Original

1895 Jul 30


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 1093

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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