G. S. Mackey


G. S. Mackey


John Muir


00848San Francisco, 2 June 1879My dear Sir, In enclose the promised letter of introduction to Mr. [ Walkem?], the premier of British Columbia. I also send you herewith, a circular letter addressed to my old Canadian friends, (with whom I recently travelled from the East) who are Engineers employed to explore a new route for the Canadian Pacific RRs, & whom I observe by the New= =papers, have gone up the Country in the direction of the Peace River — They are all good fellows and I hope you may [ fall?] in with them. Should you ever visit Europe I hope you will give

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me an opportunity of seeing a great deal more of you than my short stay in this city has enabled me to do. I do hope you and Mr. McGee will enjoy your visit to the Northern wilderness “muchly” Yours sincerely G.S. MacKayMr. Muir. San Francisco[in margin: Address in London ————————— G.S. MacKay 471 Fin[illegible] [Circus?] ————————————————]


San Francisco, [Calif]

Date Original

1879 Jun 2


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 1068

Collection Identifier

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

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



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