M. Housepian


M. Housepian


John Muir


S. S. ChristopherPier 4 BrooklynDec. 6th 1911Dear Dr. MuirNot knowing your present whereabouts, I am writing to your home address to thank you for the booklet, which I received in N. Y.I read it carefully & must say it is splendid (although I did not actually cry).I often think of the pleasant voyage & the nice little arguments we had on the Denis. It does a muggin like me lots of good to listen to older & wiser heads. I confess our arguments broadened my mind considerably.Wishing you long life & happiness wherever you may be & with05130

sincere thanks for the bookI remain Truly yoursM. Housepian


Brooklyn [N. Y.]

Date Original

1911 Dec 6


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0737

Collection Identifier

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

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



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