John Muir


John Muir


R[obert] Herrick


Martinez, Claifornia

Oct 13, 1896

Prof. R. Herrick

Dear Sir-

The Sierra Club will willingly publish a sketch of the life of our esteemed fellow member Mr. Abbott in the January Bulletin We do not wish to limit you in the space required. I think from 2000 to 3000 words could be got into this number. I would suggest that you give a short account of his mountaineering in general as well as the last fatal ascent of Mt. Lefroy. The M.S. shlould be here about the middle of December at latest. a few illustrations might be introduced

Very truly Yours

John Muir


Martinez, Calif

Date Original

1896 Oct 13


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 09, Image 0440

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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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