Original in possession of Mr. William Newton, Omaha[illegible], Neb.
July 13, 1906.
Mr. Wm. Newton,
My dear Sir;
I am the John Muir you saw at Prairie du Chien when you were a small boy in the Auld lang syne. I remember your father and mother with pleasure, and have their photographs at home in California. The only person from the company of those old days I have oftentimes seen is Mrs. Wilson (Emily Pelton).
I am studying the petrified forests hereabouts, but hope to be at home in a few days, and will be glad to see you when you come West, and am with pleasant memories, Faithfully yours,
1906 Jul 13
Original letter dimensions unknown.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to W[illia]m Newton, 1906 Jul 13." (1906). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3557.
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