R[obert] U[nderwood] J[ohnson]


John Muir


327 Lexington Avenue,New York, Jun. 6, 1914.My dear Muir:I went by this letter to introduce to you my good friends Mr. And Mrs. J. E. Fries of 1715 Le Lora Avenue, Berkeley, California.They are Swedish-Americans, and I think you will find them very sympathetic. They are admirers of your [illegible] and your work, but Mrs. Fries, like a good many nice people, [illegible] wrong twist in her brain in regard to [illegible] Valley. I rely on you to take it out. The Frissess have a dignity fine boy whom I call the Viking, she is greatly interested in natural history. You need in California all the lovers of [illegible] you own bread or import, and as I hope you will be good to this nice boy. He [illegible]Faithfully yours,[illegible]John Muir, Seq.,Martinez, California.


New York

Date Original

1914 Jan 6


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0037

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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