John Muir


John Muir


[John Bidwell]


Bidwell Papers

Bancroft Library

Martinez, May. 7, 1896.

My dear General.

I sent on your statement to Sargent cutting it down a little, & he has received it & says in reply. "The information about General Bidwell & his crossing the Sierra I will certainly refer to in the Silva".
The election of another president is drawing nigh & I hope & trust the hard crushing times of the last years will soon pass away & that you & everybody will speedily be better off.
Remember me to your noble wife. How many charming memories of the Shasta & Chico days spent with you linger with me brightening & irradiating the auld lang syne, as we Scotch say.

With kindest regards General

I am ever Your friend

John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1896 May 7


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 0162

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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