Harry Fielding Reid
Feb. 3, 1902.
My dear Mr. Muir,
I am preparing my annual report on the Varieties of glaciers, and hope you can give me some information about the Alaskan or other western glaciers. I have not yet had any definite information regarding the effect of the earthquake of 1899 on the tide-water glaciers; have you? I was very much interested in your account of the Alaskan glaciers in the Report of the Harriman expedition, and the pictures in the two volumes are splendid. I was at Mt Hood and Mt Adams last summer and saw their glaciers pretty well, but I had to come home without going to Mt. Rainier, on account of the illness of Mrs. Reid's mother, resulting, I am sorry to say, in her death.
With kind regards
I am yours cordially
Harry Fielding Reid.
1902 Feb 3
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reid, Harry Fielding, "Letter from Harry Fielding Reid to John Muir, 1902 Feb 3." (1902). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4609.
Reel 12, Image 0201
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