William Keith


W[illiam] Keith


John Muir


Dear Muir,Cant you come down next Saturday. I told Mrs [Sather?] that you might be here - if she is coming in just to meet you - she is the widow of the Banker [I gather?] she has given a great deal of money to the University and is a very interesting personality aside from this matter of money - any how if you cant come write me a nice little letter - that I can show to her - theres nothing wrong in that - simply the polite thing - she is very much interested in you & you dont suffer at my hands - do this Johnnie for auld lang syne my dear. my big Kern River picture is progressing grandly - twill make a fine illustration Joe Le C. is making 2 dozen pictures for me but stipulates that they must not be for illustration Mrs Nellie [Jumperly] is at the back of that but I have [illegible] Kern River in hand and you must write something grand about it. Ill help you.Yours W Keith00766


[San Francisco, Calif]


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 11.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 1025

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