Ellery Sedgwick


Ellery Sedgwick


John Muir


[1][letterhead]St Francis Hotel San Francisco.April 22nd 1909John Muir Esqr.My dear Sir:I do not like to leave the coast without writing you a line to say how keen is my regret at not having the pleasure of seeing you. I am to take up Mr. Perry's work on the Atlantic when he leaves us this summer and in the mean time am picking up a useful kind of04481[2]Education wandering about the country. You are so old a friend of the magazine that I wanted very much to have a chat with you and if possible to [secure?] your help in making it continually better; but [from?] Mr. Lummis and others I hear that you are pl[illegible]ging into the Yosemite for a stay of unknown length.Hoping that some day I may [3]have the good fortune to meet you I remain,Yours very trulyEllery Sedgwick.John Muir Esqr.


San Francisco

Date Original

1909 Apr 22


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 26.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0386

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