John B. Chalmers


John Muir


Pittsburgh Mar 2nd 1910Mr John MuirDear SirExcuse me a stranger writing to you reding an article in the Christian Endeavor World in regard to you which stated you was born in Scotland. I wondered if you was of the same family I knew who left Gr[illegible] for Canada my Father intended to go with them but was persuaded by a cousin to come to this place so here I am I wrote to Mr Lawson the author of the article who sent me this address04717

so if you are the John Muir I am thinking about I would be pleased to know if not no harm doneRespectfully yoursJohn B Chalmers5214 Friendship AvenuePittsburgh Pa


Pittsburgh, Pa.

Date Original

1910 Mar 2


Original letter dimensions: 16 x 25.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0193

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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