Creator

Antonie Schmitt

Creator

Antonie Schmitt

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

San Francisco, Dec. 28. 1908

Dear Mr. Muir:-

Beg to acknowledge your esteemed favor of the 23d Inst, and wish to inform you that I have to-day mailed the 31 photographs you selected from my collection. The usual price is 25 per copy but a cheque for $6.00 will cover them entirely.I have taken particular pains to get the very best effect from the negatives in printing them and trust they will meet your approval.
Enclosed I send you a specimen of "lace bark" taken from the "Lace Bark Tree" and also a specimen of taken from the "Tissue Cactus", both are from Jamaica B. W. I. and no doubt might interest you as a botanist but regret to state that I was unable to obtain the scientific names of them.
Wishing you health and happiness for the New Year, I am

Sincerely yours,

4016 - 18th Str.

Location

San Francisco

Date Original

1908 Dec 28

Source

Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir17_1125-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 1125

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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