Antonie Schmitt


Antonie Schmitt


John Muir


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.


San Francisco

Date Original

1908 Dec 28


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 1125

Collection Identifier

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

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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.


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



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