Creator

Marion Randall Parsons

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[1]Seattle, Sept. 15My Dear Mr. Muir:You will hardly believe me when I say that my feet are turned homewards at last. I hope to reach Berkely next Wednesday and will try to be with you a very few days later. A note from Wanda says that you have not been well but are now better. I did not notice the date - my letters have been a month on the way, some of them. Your note only reached me yesterday morning. We had a wonderfully interesting trip in the Sel[illegible]s. The glaciers are the05848

[2]finest I ever saw, some of them ten and twelve miles long. At Lake May nine hanging glaciers sent avalanches down to form the trunk glacier, which discharged its [illegible] into the lake. Its front was about a mile wide and we judged must be fully a hundred feet high. I never saw an iceberg before.I hope that this finds you well and strong again. I shall be with you before many days now - have played truant too long.Very sincerelyMarion Randall Parsons

Location

Seattle [Wash.]

Date Original

1914 Sep 15

Source

Original letter dimensions: 9 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir22_0653-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 22, Image 0653

Copyright Statement

Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. 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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2 pages

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