Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[A. H.] Sellers

Transcription

Martinez March 8/02

My Dear Sellers,

When I saw your letter the other day I said "They are coming at last" But spring is here & I fear you are not to be seen this side the country this season. How kind of your to send so many photographs & the negative They came in good order. I'm distressed to think how often I have called on you for those pictures. Everybody I know keeps begging for them & all like yours the best. In many ways it is a weary burdensome thing to be known in books. Lately

some friends worried me into helplessness & made me sit for a bust What they can want with me in clay iron or brass I can't imagine. Setting here trying to write I often feel that I must escape to the wilderness once more. You have no idea how I'm set upon. The severe weather you have had this winter I hope is now past for the year & that you will all come through these & all other trials safely & yet see many happy days on both sides the continent. With hearty thanks I am ever sincerely yours John Muir

Location

Martinez [Calif.]

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir12_0243-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0243

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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 http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

Clifton Waller Barrett Library of American Literature, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library . Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

2 pages

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