John Muir


John Muir


Joanna [Muir Brown]


Martinez, Cal. Sep. 7, 1910Dear sister Joanna:Of all the sad deaths & afflictions of these sorryful anxious years poor Dan's loss is the sadist. We all share his grief & send our sympathy. Only those who have gone through the dark waters of sorrow can in any way realize what he is made to endure Heaven help & sustain him.Im glad to know your girls are improving in health under change of climate & hope there health will be fully restoredIm alone in my library den writing.Affectionately yourbrother John


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1910 Sep 7


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0830

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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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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.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

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



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