Creator

Alexander Blair Thaw

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[in margin: A.B. Thaw on Ode]

36 East 74th St

[letterhead]

Mr John Muir

Martinez, Cal

Dear Sir:

Though it is true, to my regret, that I had not the good fortune to make your acquaintance during ten years off & on of residence at Santa Barbara, I am taking the liberty of sending you an inaugural Ode which I have written, in the hope

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that you may find in it some expression of the greatly simple things of our life, such as I have found in your descriptions of the life of the great Sierras, which I know too I am happy to say, and love.

Yours sincerely

Alexander Blair Thaw

Location

[New York]

Source

Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir08_1333-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 1333

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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.

Pages

2 pages

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