John Muir


John Muir


Mary [Muir Hand]


Martinez, Jan. 3, 1914Dear sister Mary, Your new years greeting arrived today and I gladly wish you Heaven's best blessings for 1914 & every other year of your life. You must find great pleasure in your painting & drawing. I'm now at work on my travels in Alaska which I hope to get off my hands this year, after which I hope to go on with other volumes of autobiography The first entitled "My Boyhood & Youth" I suppose you have read. Altogether I have published only 7 volumes though I have more than a score in mind. I suppose you have seen newspaper notices of my latest travels in Africa & South America. We are all pretty well. Helen's address is (Mrs Buel A. Funk.(Daggett California She has two fine boys. Wanda has three. come & see us.Your affectionate brother John


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1914 Jan 3


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0029

Collection Identifier

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

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

Owning Institution

Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. 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

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



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