W. T. Reid


W. T. Reid


John Muir


Belmont, Cal., June 3, 1906.

Dear Mr. Muir:-

You will remember that some years ago I had a scheme for a kind of colony at Tahoe. That has lapsed, but meanwhile we have gone ahead and built us a house there, which we are enjoying immensely. I had hardly hoped to get up this summer, after the fire, but it has come about that we are going to be able to have perhaps a month or two there after all. Can you not run up and give us two or three weeks of your time? I know you protest against comfort, but we shall give you your choice of a comfortable room and plenty to eat, or you may make yourself as uncomfortable as you like. We hope to go in about a week. Cannot you join us, and if so, when? I think I remember that you have a daughter. We should be very glad indeed to have you bring her along with you.

Very truly yoursm



Belmont, Calif.

Date Original

1906 Jun 3


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 16, Image 0273

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

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