J[oseph] E[dward] Stubbs


John Muir


great loss this year In the death of her father, one of the most highly esteemed men in this State. Indeed, he was a rare man, and his death is not only a blow to his family but is a serious loss to all the higher interests of Nevada.
Wishing you the compliments of the season, I am, with high esteem,
Very sincerely yours,

J. E. Stubbs

Lecture Miss Martin



RENO, NEVADA, Dec. 26, '01

Mr. John. Muir,

Martinez, California.

Dear Sir:

Referring to your very kind letter of October 15th, I beg to advise you that our new chemical building will be completed and ready for use about the first of March. If it shall be possible for you to visit the University about that tine and share with us in the joy of dedicating a new building devoted entirely to chemistry you will give great pleasure, to your friends and admirers here and be a source of inspiration to the boys and girls who make up the constituenoy of this mountain University.

Our dear Miss Martin has met with a



Reno, Nev.

Date Original

1901 Dec 26


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 27.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 1067

Collection Identifier

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

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