John Muir


John Muir


Strentzel [Family]


Poi[illegible] [illegible], Nevada July 17th 187[illegible, looks like a 2?.Dear Strentzels. All goes peacefully & well. We are riding & scrambling our way over mountain & desert gardens Hot & cold. [ I m in?] camp last night there in [ one?] hour the f[illegible] sage plain nothing greatly affects me but the beauty of it all. We ride today to Fort Chu[illegible]\on the lower Canon – then across the Sink. etc Will be in Austin Nevada in two weeks Send to this address. Cordiall J. M. 00802


Poison Switch, Nevada

Date Original

1878 Jul 17


Original letter dimensions: 13 x 7.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0854

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

Copyright Statement

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

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



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