John Muir


John Muir


[Harriet M.] Ashley


I can't visit one in a score of them and get anything done in the way of real work.One of my new books is just published and I'll send you a copy which surely is better than a brief chat.With sincere regardfaithfully yoursJohn MuirMrs. M.C. AshleyState HospitalMiddletown[illegible][letterhead]New YorkJune 12, 1911 -Dear Mrs Ashley:Your two letters with kind invitations to Middletown at last reached me. And nothing I assure you would be more delightful were time available.Never before have I been compelled to disappoint so many friends as now.John Muir


New York

Date Original

1911 Jun 12


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0356

Collection Identifier

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

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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The Huntington Library, Muir Family Papers, HM 57349-57497. 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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Muir-Hanna Trust

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



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