Luther Burbank


Luther Burbank


John Muir


LUTHER BURBANKSANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIAU. S. A.January,Seventh,1910.My dear John Muir:Your beautiful letter of yesterday received. I cannot possibly tell you how much I prize it.You have had my unbounded admiration from the first, and I feel almost as well acquainted with you as if I had met you. I have been pained time and again in not seeing you when I thought it probable that I should have met you.Your beautiful little story "Stickeen" is a classic; and I never see your name written or hear it mentioned that it does not impress me something like a visit to the Sierras.I hope sometime to meet you personally, but even if I do not, we know each other as it is.With every kind wish, I remain,As always,Faithfully yours,[illegible]Mr. John Muir,Martinez, Cal.04672


Santa Rosa, Calif.

Date Original

1910 Jan 7


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0045

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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