Emma Shafter Howard


John Muir


[1][San?] Francisco.1760 Pacific [Ave.?]6/17/10[letterhead]John Muir Esq.My dear Mr Muir.-[Mr?] [illegible].- Harold has lately had a very pleasant visit with John Burroughs [illegible] Hudson.- What with his all-important (to him) memory of his Yo-Semite introduction to you.- and his inherited appreciation of those who embrace "All-Nature" in their lives and work.- he writes enthusiastically of his meeting and encloses an autograph of the Burroughs at04799

[3]to [our?] near-by or mountain regin in MarinI am now [managing?] my l[illegible]s ([illegible]mtn) with an office at Mills Bldg. #528. As it is but three hours from one home to the other between city and country. I am back and forth very often.But aside from the pleasure it would give me to see you and Mr Burroughs in Marin, I [illegible]n something of State importance to advise with you about the third interest I hold on Tamalpais.- If you are to be in town the coming week. And care to respond.- I will meet you at[in margin: my home in San F- or at my office-][2]tached to his person."[illegible]e, I fold my hands and wait"- He writes that Mr. Burroughs is to come to California.-I make this an excuse for telling you that I [must?] speak with you upon the subject of my holdings at Tamalpais.-Where can I meet you?- I can make a little trip to your home if I know how to reach it.- and how to find you.- and when. If Mr. Burroughs comes,- it may be that he would enjoy a visit[in margin: #528 Mills Bldg Yours cordially -Emma Shafter Howard]


San Francisco

Date Original

1910 Jun 17


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0519

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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