Harry F. Stafford


John Muir


[letterhead]March 18, 1914.Mr. John Muir,Muir Station, Cal.My dear Mr. Muir:I wish to let you know that I have just read your book, "The Story of my Boyhood and Youth", and that it is one of the most interesting and instructive books I have ever read. And I hope you are going to write about your later experiences. I certainly would like very much to read about them.I am Morgan H. Stafford's older and deaf brother. When he was in California, he wrote about meeting you and how interesting he found you.Thanking you for the pleasure your book has given me, I amVery sincerely yoursHarry L. Stafford05726


Dduluth, Minn.

Date Original

1914 Mar 18


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0249

Collection Identifier

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

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