C. J. Scott


C. J. Scott


John Muir


[Illegible],1910134 Cushing Ave.,Dorchester, Mass.My dear Mr. Muir:-I am taking the liberty of sending you under separate cover, today, a photograph of yourself, which I am going to ask if you will be kind enough to autograph for me,Please believe me, that no gratification of an idle whim prompts me to ask this from you, but that I desire it to frame and hang on the walls of my library as a personal memento of one whose writings have afforded both Mrs. Scott and I great pleasure.I should prefer to have the photo signed on the mount, underneath, rather than on the picture itself I am enclosing04709

return postage, and have pasted a self-addressed slip on the inside of wrapper, which you can reverse in returning to me.Thanking you very sincerely for your courtesy in the matter, I am with all good wishes,Yours very truly,[Illegible]


Dorchester, Mass.

Date Original

1910 Feb 19


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0163

Collection Identifier

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

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



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