Mary W. Harriman


John Muir


[1]Aug 16th 1910Arden HouseArden HouseMy dear Mr Muir-Your letter was closely followed by your "Tribute to Mr. Harriman. I cannot tell you how touched & pleased & comforted I am by them. The [poetry?] of your feeling is as Jonathan's in his friendship - & gives a portrait of Mr Harriman that does justice to his very unusual character in its [finest aspects.04847

[3]conspiracy to monopolize & lionize you to our hearts content. You will find Mary happily married & my boys well grown & all will delight to do you honor - Shall I have your good friend Mr Price to do short hand work for you? as I hear your are working hard perhaps this trip is to be all holiday - Hoping very soon to see you & have you with us as much as possible always faithfully yoursMary W. Harriman


Arden, N. Y.

Date Original

1910 Aug 16


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0724

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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