W[illia]m Trelease


John Muir



pleasure in making you feel that it is your home when you come.
Top most among Alaskan memories is that of a day on the mountain above Kodiak with you.


Wm. Trelease

July 11. 1907.

[1] July 11, 1907


Dear Mr. Muir:

It is like a breath of fresh Alaskan air to get a note from you in our summer heat. Thank you for the congratulations: you know it was our Common



alma mater, Wisconsin, that first did it. - much to my gratification, for it was there that my teaching life began.
I hope that the years are [illegible]sing you well. Some day you must visit us at Tower Grove / as Mr Shaw delighted to call the home that we now occupy in the Garden. Mrs. [illegible] and I will take very great


Tower Grove

Date Original

1907 Jul 11


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0831

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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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