John Muir


[John Muir]


Houghton Mifflin Co.


449AUG 26 1910 Martinez, California,August 15, 1910.Houghton Mifflin Company,4 Park Street,Boston. Mass. Dear Sirs:Today I am sending by Wells Fargo Express,a few blurred odds and ends of. sketches, the culls of a hundred or more made in my first Sierra Summer. Some of them may be of use to your Artists. Also a few good photographs, which, with others that Mr. Gleason can furnish, will, I suppose answer well enough.Please return them after you are through with them.

[2]Did you ever meet David Stan Jordan this summer he made us a short visit & went away I think with his ideas of Mr. Harriman much modified & improved. He looked upon him as an intellectual machine or [promoter?] with all the [illegible] left out - I wish he might [illegible] [illegible]. We are looking forward to you coming this autumn & the Osborns & ourselves have a


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1910 Aug 15


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0721

Collection Identifier

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

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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The Houghton Library, Harvard University. 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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Muir-Hanna Trust

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2 pages


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



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