(Miss) T. V. Raphall


John Muir


[1]No. 650 Bush St.San Francisco, August 13/14My dear Mr. Muir:The writer has only recently been able to afford a copy of your beautiful description of our National Parks but had read and re-read the volume belonging to a friendBecause of my great pleasure in the book,05819

[3]flowers, and all living things as is the writer, I am going to look forward to a visit to you during the coming spring, when I can also see your wild flowers.With assurance of my regard, believe me,Very faithfully yours,(Miss) T. V. Raphall.[2]I am asking the privilege of having it autographed by you, which would endear it still further to me.I am taking the liberty of anticipating your kind consent and forwarding copy with stamps for its return and my thanks for your courtesy.As I would esteem it a deep pleasure to take the hand of one who is as great a lover of trees and


San Francisco

Date Original

1914 Aug 13


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 28 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0553

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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