John Muir


John Muir


[Theodore P.] Lukens


glad of recog.[illegible] of my forestry work

Martinez June 19, 1907

Dear Mr Lukens

I thank you for the clippings which show that the few words of appreciation of your long earnest faithful forest work under difficulties natural & unnatural have done good in bringing that work into better light though of course your own conscience & the blessed trees themselves speaking louder, ever louder as the years go bye are all a good man needs in the long run. I must also thank you again & Mrs Lukens & her sister & Helen & Mr Gant &


speaks of the good time at our house 1907

blessed charming Lottie & Ralph for the royal good time you gave me.
Indeed most everybody in your town & Los Angeles I met were wondrous friendly & kind though I was only a stranger to most.
Helen & I will be delighted to welcome you all at our home & I am ever faithfully yours

John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1907 Jun 19


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0791

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

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