Mrs. Albert Davis


John Muir


Jeffersonville IndJune 26th 1910Mr John MuirDear Sir:- Having read an interesting piece in the Louisville paper about you I thought I would write you & find out if you were related to us. My father, Geo Muir had a brother John who went out in the far west, I never knew him but seeing your picture you looked so much like my father that I thought I would write04817

My father is dead. He also had a brother Joe, Robert, Charley, & E[illegible]. had two sisters - Catherine & Rebecca, his mother was Keziah Muir. I shall not tire you by writing a long letter but if you are my dear dead father's brother I should like to know - If you deem it wroth while I would like for you to answer my addressisMrs Albert Davis120 Rice aveJeffersonvilleInd.P.S. Our relations mostly lived in New Albamg Ind-


Jeffersonville, Ind.

Date Original

1910 Jun 26


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0567

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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