Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Theodore P.] Lukens

Transcription

on trip with U.S. Forest Commission

[letterhead]

[in margin: Mrs. Lukens & Mr. Jones [illegible] the little one I am ever Yrs John Muir]

Sep. 25th 1896

My dear Mr. Lukens

We have been up the San Bernardino Mts to Squirrel Inn & along the ridge & down by city creek canon - a fine instructive trip.
I am traveling with the U.S. Forestry Commission & have been nearly all summer inspecting forests in general, parks & reservations, the Commission was appointed by the National Academy of Sciences, at request of the Government & the members are Prof. C. S. Sargent chairman, Prof Brewer of Yale Dr. Arnold Hague, U.S. Geologist Alexander Agassiz, General Abbot U.S.A. & Gifford Pinchot
We are going to San Jacinto Mtns thence to the Grand Colorado Canon etc. Then I return home & expect to see you on the way with regards to

Location

San Bernardino, Calif

Date Original

1896 Sep 25

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir09_0412-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 0412

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see https://www.pacific.edu/university-libraries/find/holt-atherton-special-collections/fees-and-forms-.html

Owning Institution

The Huntington Library, Muir Family Papers, HM 57349-57497. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

1 page

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