F. H. Gilove


F. H. Gilove


John Muir


[1]105, Montgomery, St.Office of R. T. HardingSan FranciscoJuly 7- 1914Dear, Mr. MuirIt is hard for me to realize that after so many years have I got the good luck of meeting you, and having a good old time hand shake, while you are are still looking strong and healthy at your plesant home near your two generations of childrenTo have heard you speak of Yosemite, Sierra Nevadas. and some of our old time friends of those days, made me feel young again, only in vague dreams have I returned to those scenes of my early days, as a boy guide in and about that great fault fissure in 05788

[2]Sierra granit whos depth have so[illegible]lled up its fragments, and left time and natures agences out dor its self in the grandeur and clean cut finish of its masterpieceI will start in that direction tomorrow at 8.20 shall be gone for two or three weeks will go to Mariposa thence south to look at some prospects on the main gold belt for some people here, of course will not come back without looking into the valley from Glacier Point. I wish Mrs Hooker was up there, and some of her friends I would enjoy it if they would leave me pilot them as of old over the same ground. please give her my kindely remembrance, to Mr and Mrs Hanna and the children the same. To Mr Hanna will05788

[3]write direct.On my return here will write to you again and will try to interest you moreWith the best of wishes for your health and prosperity I remainYours trulyF. H. Gilove05788


San Francisco

Date Original

1914 Jul 7


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0449

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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