Jennie Williams


Jennie Williams


John Muir


[4]your photographer. [illegible] I want for myself but I also want to place one of you & John Burroughs in our College Library here in our Mt. State.I am also going to place your life story there- I have been giving it to young men. [1]Feb. 11 — '14.Hon. John Muir,Dear Sir.Since the year 190[7?], when I saw and heard much of you during our Sierra Club encampment in the Yosemite Reservation I've wanted a good05704

[2]picture of you - I do not know where to get it, nor the price. I have only little "codaks" which are not all I want. I'd have written long ago but I dreaded to bother you.I want a good one, and one of you and John Burrough together.[3]I saw one once but the owner knew not where to get another - (no name on it) I'd be delighted to have your autograph on one but if not convenient for you please then give me the address of

[5]2.We are sorry about Hetch-Hetchy Valley. I did my best after you first sent me literature regarding the plot against it. (I was then a member of Sierra Club)I want to thank you for your helpfulness to me05704

[6]and to my family through me and through the reading of your Life story. I am glad you came to live in U.S. I tho't often of your useful blessed life as I drove through Scotland 1910. May you live long yet to bless us all. (Mrs) Jennie Williams,Buckhammon,W. Va.

[7]Where can I get all of your books?Thank youJ. W.05704


Buckinghammon, W. Va.

Date Original

1914 Feb 11


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0165

Collection Identifier

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

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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.


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



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