John Muir


John Muir


[Theodore P.]


sends me a copy of Picturesque Cal as gift

Martinez, Cal. Dec 12, 1895

My dear Lukens,

I send you today by express a copy of Picturesque California, also a copy of same to Muir M. McKelsey whose address is Pacific Brass Works Los Angeles. Please drop him a line & tell him to call for his book.
In this book I have four chapters the best of which is Mt Shasta to which I call your attention, also to Mrs Carrs on Los Angeles.
I'll send photo of the children later All my memories of my visit to you are pleasant & I shall not forget the fine time Ive had under your kindness & the kindness of your wife

With warm regards I am

Ever Yours John Muir


Martinez [Calif]

Date Original

1895 Dec 12


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 1289

Collection Identifier

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

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

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The Huntington Library, Muir Family Papers, HM 57349-57497. 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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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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