John Muir


John Muir


E. H. Harriman


[First draft of letter, in note-nook #59] (14)


Mr. E. Henry Harriman,
1 E. 55th Street,
New York.

Dear Mr. H[arriman]:

I heartily thank you for a copy of your magnificent Alaska book and 5 copies of my sketch of the glaciers. The introductory volumes of general interest are truly magnificent, and with the scientific volumes to follow will make a valuable contribution to our knowledge of Alaska, afford pleasure and instruction, and spread worldwide the fame of the H.A. E. [Harriman Alaskan Expedition].
Never before has the wonderful Alaskan Coast been so superbly illustrated.
With kindest regards and a crowd of pleasant recollections, I am, my dear Sir,
Faithfully yours,

J. M.



[Martinez, Calif.]

Circa Date



Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 1090

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

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