John Muir


John Muir


[Elmer E.] Gilmore


[Original in possession of Mr. Elmer E. Gilmore, Tyrone, New Mexico]Martinez, California, February 12, 1909.Dear Mr. Gilmore:Your letter of January 22 brings back the Auld lang syne of Madison days.Yes, I'm the same John Muir who taught school in the log house and whose wooden clock lit the fire, etc. I think your house was on the hill above the schoolhouse. The sketch of the schoolhouse was lost.Write and tell me all you can of my old scholars.Faithfully yours,John Muir.


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1909 Feb 12


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0218

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