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

Collection Identifier

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

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

Owning Institution

Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. 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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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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