John Muir


John Muir


[F. Bailey] Millard


[First draft of letter, in note-book #59] (48)

[Jan., 1902]

My dear Millard:

I should have written long ago to thank yon for your kind letter and Markham's [review], and the generous glowing appreciation of my friend Keith's painting. You need not be afraid of over-praising Keith's work. I've known him and his work intimately over 30 years. He is a poet - easily the first of the color poets on this side of the continent.
Markham's review of the Parks is, I think, the best I have seen - far-seeing and original. As to his grand poems, have too much to say about them for a letter. Come up Sat. and talk.

[John Muir]02890


[Martinez, Calif]

Circa Date

[1902 Jan]


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0159

Collection Identifier

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

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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