Mr Henry Randall
544 Pleasant St
Are you the Harry Randall who in days of Auld lang syne was my companion in Yosemite? If so please write me a full account of yourself since you dropped from sight. Few of the old folks you used to know are left in the Valley. I was there a few weeks ago. Johnnie Smith is dead, so is Black Al. May & most of the old guides & workmen. Galen Clark 87 years old is still alive and well & lives in the Valley So is George Ki[nney?] Hutchings is keeping the Calaveras Grove Hotel with his fourth wife. Cosie is married & lives in Lassen Co. - But I'll tell no more until you write In the meantime I will venture to congratulate you & Mrs Randall on the
marriage of your daughter. Give me a complete history of your life since we parted & greatly delight
1901 Aug 30
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Henry Randall, 1901 Aug 30." (1901). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4453.
Reel 11, Image 0845
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