[Aug I.] Rodgers
He is an all round man [illegible] Science and without pretension of any kind & I am sure you would like him. Turn again to the custom of a few years back when you used to give me an Occasional Visit. I Shall be glad to see you either at home or office. I hope your family is well.
Very truly yours
Aug. F. Rodgers
Prof John Muir
My dear Muir
I do not know if you remember me, it has been so long since we met. I have frequently heard of you in San Francisco, but your visits seem like the Biblical description of the uncertain movements of the Wind - "which bloweth where it listeth and you cannot tell
devices - and that is such a pleasure to me as I know it would be to you. Come and stay all night and tell us about the Alaska trip, Dale spent the evening with us and told us of the good & useful time spent with the Harriman party on the "Elder" Dr P[illegible][chutt?] of the Coast [illegible] is here and I want you to make his acquaintance.
"whence it cometh or whither it goeth"! I heard of you at the Occidental and [went?] there but was told by the Clerk "Prof Muir has Gone"! The [illegible] [have?] moved me again and I am at 2516 Boardway - between Pierce & Scott, where I can look on an expanse of water and of [illegible] of hills unmarred by Man's
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.
Rodgers, Augustus F., "Letter from Aug [Augustus] F. Rodgers to John Muir, [ca. 1900]." (1900). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4368.
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