D. C. Galbraith


D. C. Galbraith


John Muir


Mason City Iowa April 19th 1913

Mr John Muir

Dear Friend

we got Back to Iowa Safe and well and we enjoyed Seeing you all very much for as you Said when we left you at our age we can not expect to meet Many More times in this world But we hope to Meet you all in the Better world where Parting will be no More we went from your place to Santa cruz and Made a Stop and



Seen the Big trees at that Place then we went from their to Pacific Grove and had a good visit with your Brother. David & Sister Sarah and the rest of the folks we went from their to Merced to go in to the yosemite to see the Big trees their But they told us we could go in to the Yosemite but could not get to the Big trees to much snow you told us so when we left you so we did not go in to the valley we went to Losangeles



and Pasadena I went and had a good visit with Mr A.C. Vroman and he told me that Mr L. P. Lukins was very busy that day they were haveing a meeting so I did not go to see him when we left Los angeles we took the Sta Fe and Made a Stop at Williams and went to see the grand canyon that was well worth seeing and from their home that Gentlemen Mr A. C. Vroman Said he would like Very much to see you hoping this will find you well



as it leaves us Both well the Weather here is fine for this time of the year I Close with Our Very Best wishes to you

yours Truly

D. C. Galbraith



Mason City, Iowa

Date Original

1913 Apr 19


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

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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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