John Muir


John Muir


[?] Manson


[First draft of letter, in note-book #59] (21)


Bear Mr. Manson:

I'm glad you found my sketch of the N[orth] Pacific Coast Glaciers useful to you in your studies. On the usefulness of studies on the distribution of life-giving rain there can be no question. As to how Mr. Har[riman] would regard work of this kind I have no means of knowing. He is a tremendously heavy-laden business man. choosing and making his own ways, unsteerable as a glacier.
Hoping to see you ere long, I am,
Faithfully yours,

J. M.



[Martinez, Calif.]


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 1102

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