Creator

Myra C. Marshall

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[1]

831 N. Street, Saito

California

Jan 23, 1905

[letterhead]

My dear Mr. Muir,

Illness has prevented my thanking you for your most charming book, which has fascinated me and caused me at times to forget my physical troubles entirely.
We were disappointed not to have you with us during your brief

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[4]

grand Canyon of the Colorado is now intensified an hundred-fold, in fact, you make us mountain-mad.
We appreciate your sending the book very much and the inscription on its blank page makes it doubly prized.
Trusting that we may have you with us next week, Mr. Marshall joins me in best regards.

Sincerely yours,

Myra C. Marshall

January 23, '05

[2]

stay in our town last week, and now that I am myself again, may we not hope to have you with us next week when the Recession bill is resumed? Do not disappoint us, but come right from the station to our home.
I am possessed with the idea now of a tramping trip

[3]

through one of those northern forest reserves and want to talk with you about it. I have four or five splendid tramping friends to whom that sort of a trip would appeal mightily.
Your description of what Nature has on show in the Yellowstone is the best ever read; and my desire to see the

Location

Sac[ramen]to, Calif.

Date Original

1905 Jan 23

Source

Original letter dimensions: 13 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir15_0111-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0111

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.

Pages

2 pages

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