Creator

R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

December 16th, 1896.

R. W. GILDER, EDITOR.

R. U. JOHNSON,
ASSOCIATE EDITOR.

C. C. BUEL,
ASSISTANT EDITOR.

Mr. John Muir,
Martinez, Cal.

My dear Muir:-

A Merry Christmas to you and yours! This is the first time I have written that sentiment this year.
You will be very sorry to hear that night before last Prof. Sargent's house at Brookline - or rather the south wing of it, including the drawing-rooms- was destroyed by fire,- a loss to him of $25,000. He succeeded in rescuing some of the heirlooms and pictures, but they were considerably damaged. I know you will be distressed to hear this.

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Location

New York

Date Original

1896 Dec 16

Source

Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir09_0544-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 0544

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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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