any letter for me directed to care of [illegible] Belfow [illegible] [illegible] 50 California Street will find me on arrival.I remain [sincerely?]yours faithfullyLeonard Lyell[illegible].John Muir [illegible].[letterhead]30 April 1910Dear SirI have the pleasure to enclose - letter of introduction from Prof. Osborn of New York and to say that I expect to be in San Francisco by the middle of May where I hope to have the pleasure of calling on youMy object is going to California to [illegible] visit some of the forests and [particularly?] 04753
the Sequoia to the King river Valley - also a typical Red Wood Forest & one of Port Orford Cedars & any other interesting trees of the mountain which it may be practicable for me to reach.Any advice you may kindly furnish to attain my object & save time & trouble will be very highly appreciated.I was in California four year ago arriving just at the time of the earthquake & fire which in its calamities so damaged communications & so occupied peoples attention that I failed to see some of the places I had hoped to visit & was unable to make use of many letters of recommendation kindly supplied to me by Mr Gifford Pinchot.
1910 Apr 30
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
Lyell, Leonard, "Letter from Leonard Lyell to [John Muir], 1910 Apr 30." (1910). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4996.
Reel 19, Image 0333
Copyright status unknown
Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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.
Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters