John Muir


John Muir


[Charles F.] Lummis


Martinez, July 4, 1907.

[in margin: Gen 3174]

Dear Lumis:

I was nearly ten days in Pasadena & Los Angeles visiting our friend Sellers who has had a very hard dangerous time with pneumonia in your blessed braggy climate. I found him still far far from well though able to ride about & guide me through your confused canon streets. He discovered the Library for me but found you had fled. I went to your Castle to pay my respects to Mrs Lummis but found not a soul or sound there save the basket-jawed bulldog. Then I went to Riverside to see Frank Miller about the big hotel to be built in Yosemite. He also had vanished. Still

[in margin: Gen 3174]

I met lots of friends & friendly interesting people who showed all sorts of kindness. The Sellers have bought a fine house in Pasadena & are now complete Californians. I saw them off for Chicago to cut all ties there & return in a few months. Keith is still hard at work with fine stout pluck. He intends going home to the mountains for a while this summer. Our folks are pretty well & I am, with kindest regards to you all faithfully yours

John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1907 Jul 4


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0815

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

Braun Research Library, Autry National Center for the American West, Los Angeles, CA. ID Numbers: MS.1.1.3221A Charles F. Lummis/Mr. John Muir Correspondence 1895-1905; and MS.1.1.3221B Charles F. Lummis/Mr. John Muir Correspondence 1906-1913. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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