John Muir


John Muir


Muir Webster



Martinez, California Dec. 15/06

Dear Mrs Muir Webster,

I heartily congratulate you on your good scotch name. To be born of Scotch parents is a great blessing. Muir is rather a common name in Scotland and whether we are nearly related or not I don't know; but to be Scotch at all and related to the heasher moorlands or Muirlands, is a grand f[illegible]. Should you ever come to this side of the continent come to my house, I shall, I assure you, be glad to see you, and I am ever faithfully yours.

John Muir



Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1906 Dec 15


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0447

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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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.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

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