L. E. Bidgman


LE Bidgman


Louie Strentzel Muir


San Francisco Sept [September] 17, 1902 My dear [Mrs.] Muir Thanks for your cordial letter received last [ev] [evening]. I am [sincerely] sorry not to visit Martinez but [we] are busy packing & getting ready for a start eastward [tomorrow] at 10am so you will have to meet us at 115 Elm St. [Northampton] Mass [Massachusetts] before [Miss] Muir leaves the college! [We] must be content not to return to “the mountains & the parks.” Left only partly read when [we] left home June 23. Aside from the solid facts 2 [We] are charmed with their poetic & exquisite setting & the attractive style in which the book is written. In your next [we] shall look for your experiences this summer [amoung] the mountains & canyons of which [we] have had a hint in the daily papers. Regretting that I have not the time to [grasp] [you] [hand] today & hoping to greet you in [Northampton] at a not far away date I am. Sincerely yours, S.E. Bridgman [Sidney Edwin Bridgman]


San Francisco, CA

Date Original



Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

1902 Sept 17 LE Bidgman to Lu Muir

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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