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John Muir




August 16

Dear Muir -

Im profoundly sorry for the grief that has come to you. I can only hope that your wife did not have to bear great suffering. I know that as always you will be a [illegible]. You have your girls and many interests in life


I wish that there was anything I could do for you. If you want a[illegible] [illegible] [illegible] the East. There will be a [room?] at [illegible] for you always. Don't forget it.
Im here in my usual pursuit - [illegible]. but go [illegible]. The family is all at [Woodstock?]

Yours faithfully

C. S. Sargent


Albany, New York

Circa Date

[1905] Aug 16


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0687

Collection Identifier

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

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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