Gertrude F. Jones


John Muir



My Husband is absent just now, were he have he would join me in sending warm and [illegible] regards to your self, & the G[illegible], should they still be in San Francisco – May we not hear [illegible] [illegible] [ from?] you and know about your plans? Yours Truly G[illegible] F [illegible]



[Wellsville Allegany?] [illegible] [illegible] Saturday May 4th 1878

[in margin: 82]

Mr John Muir, Dear Sir,

I received yesterday, through the mail a photograph of yourself, and I wish to acknowledge it, and to assure you of the pleasure it gave me and that I am [sure?] also of Mr J’s gratification in p[illegible]ing it

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We think and speak often of our pleasant intercourse with yourself and Prof [ Ganger?], and we trust to [illegible] it sometime – Please do not forget that the foot hills of the Alleganies offer attractive [illegible] the Naturalist and the lover of the picturesque and also that you now [illegible] [illegible] th[illegible] as well. who would welcome you gladly – to their Home -


Wellsville, Allegany Co., N[ew] Y[ork]

Date Original

1878 May 4


Original letter dimensions: 14 x 28 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0800

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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