(Mrs.) E. B. Harvey


John Muir


[1]1887 Beacon St.Brookline, Jan. 17, '14.Mr. John MuirDear Sir,-I am working as a public school teacher in the foreign population of Boston, & in connection with my work as an Eighth Grade Teacher I am preparing a reading-book.I read your biography when it first came out, and when I reached the story of your "clock invention"05680

[2]I felt that I wished every boy and girl in the land could have the inspiration of your life.May I have the privilege of a short selection from "The Story of my Boyhood and Youth" for that purpose?Assuring you of my hearty appreciation of such a favor, I amVery truly yours,( Mrs.) E. B. Harvey


Brookline [Mass.]

Date Original

1914 Jan 17


Original letter dimensions: 13.5 x 8.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0073

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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