Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Charles Sprague] Sargent

Transcription

Martinez, May 10, 1912

Dear Sargent,

I'm very glad you are so hopefully recovering from your dangerous crushing accident.
I made a lot of pencil sketches of Araucaria brasiliensis, but got no good photographs. I hope to get some however; for several of the mill workmen in the Parana forests promised to send me as many as I liked as soon as they obtain a supply of films.
I brought home flowers & young cones, but none mature as it was in mid October when I was in the woods. perhaps I can get some of workmen to carefully wire & pack a boxful. If successful I'll divide with you.
I had a glorious trip both in S. America & Africa notes of which I hope to write soon & will send copy.
With kindest regards to all the family

I am every faithfully yours

John Muir

Location

Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1912 May 10

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir20_0983-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0983

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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 http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html )

Owning Institution

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University Archives, Boston, Massachusetts. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

1 page

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