John Muir


John Muir


Houghton Mifflin Co.


449Martinez June 12, 1914Houghton Mifflin Company:[in margin: illegible]Dear Sirs:The Alaska book will be only notes of travel. There will probably be several volumes to be included in the autobiography series. I have a large number of sketches & photographs for illustrations. Mr Gleason will not be likely to obtain many that would be required, as he will not be able in a single season to trace my canoe tracks. I made seven trips in Alaska, one of them in the Arctic regions. I hope to finish the volume in hand this year. Have been grippe sick all last winter & spring & of course making slow stupid progress. Still I hope the thing may be readable.26 Faithfully Yours, John Muir[in margin: [illegible]6]


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1914 Jun 12


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0397

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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