Creator

Samuel S. Shull

Creator

Samuel S. Shull

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

LAW OFFICES OFSAMUEL S. SHULLGERMAN-AMERICANBANK BUILDING[TOP FLOOR]ST JOSEPH. MO.Jany 6 th '08Mr. John Muir,California.Dear Sir:I have a few minutes to address a line to you on amatter.I may be taking a liberty, but I know of no one else to whom I could write on such a subject.From your :"Mountains of California," I see you have loved [illegible]what you call at page 57 the "Alpen Glow".You mention the same [illegible]light on otherpages of that same book.I have seen the same light from Pikes Peak at sun rise.It [illegible]comes faint at first, then stronger and presently fades out. It is so strong as to shade out the earth below.You did not and could not overdraw the grandeur and sublimity of such scene.It may be seen from many mountains for all I hnow. It seems you saw it on Ritter.I should be pleased to know if youhave learned what cause this light.I have asked many who gave me a shake of the head.You would pleasure me by information as to the cause.Very respty,Samuel S. Shull,

Location

St. Joseph, Mo.

Date Original

1908 Jan 6

Source

Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir17_0031-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0031

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. 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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1 page

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