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two circumstances: In the first place, Mr. Muir's articles were dated letters, apparently without title or heading. The newspaper headings were therefore the work of the editor, and not at all likely to correspond with Mr. Muir's private memoranda. In the second place, through irregularities of the mails, or through accidents in the office, the letters did not always appear in the order in which they were written. In some cases they were delayed for months. Nevertheless the search was fairly successful. In the Californian files only four articles out of eighty-three remain undiscovered. Two of these, written in the Alaskan wilderness, probably never reached their destination. Files of the eastern newspapers concerned were not to be found in California, and, so far, attempts to have them searched in the East have not been successful. Four articles assigned to them must therefore remain for the present without verification.
The alphabetical arrangement of the older list having proved unsatisfactory for the present purpose, it has been replaced by a serial arrangement in chronological sequence. The titles have been revised to correspond in general with the published headings, though, in certain cases where these seemed to give insufficient characterization, a more fitting title from Mr. Muir's list has been added or substituted.
Dates in round brackets are the dates of writing, square brackets indicate that the article so included could not be found after diligent search. An asterisk indicates that the reference has not been verified because the files of the publication were not available for examination.
I. SERIAL LETTERS TO THE "NEW YORK TRIBUNE" [Yosemite Glaciers, Sept., 1871.) (Yosemite in Winter. Jan. 1, 1872.) (Yosemite in Spring. May 7, 1872]—The dates are Mr. Muir's.
II. SERIAL LETTERS TO THE "SAN FRANCISCO BULLETIN" First Series—The Shasta Region. 5 letters, Oct., 1874-Jan.,
1875. Salmon-breeding on the McCloud River. (Oct. 24.) Oct. 29, 1874. Shasta in Winter. (Nov. 24.) Dec. 2, 1874. Shasta Game. (Nov. 29.) Dec. 12, 1874. Modoc Memories—The Lava Beds. (No date.) Dec. 28, 1874. Shasta Bees. (Dec. 17, 1874.) Jan 5, 1875.
Second Series—Summering in the Sierra. 11 letters, June-Nov.,
South Dome. (Nov. 10.) Nov. 18, 1875.
letters, July-September, 1876.
The Summit of South Dome. (Aug. 28.) Sept. 6, 1876.
The City of the Saints. (May 15.) May 22, 1877.
B.-Semi-tropical California. 2 letters, September, 1877.
In the San Gabriel Mountains. (No date.) Sept. II, 1877.
Nevada Farms. (Oct. ..) Oct. 5, 1878.
Nevada's Dead Towns. (No date.) Jan. 15, 1879.
Alaska Rivers. (Dec. 27, 1879.) Jan. 20, 1880.
November, 1880. Canoe Voyage Among Islands and Icebergs. (Aug. 18.) Sept. 25, 1880. Sum Dum Bay. (Aug. 22.) Oct. 7, 1880.
An Eventful Day. (Aug. 14.) Oct. 9, 1880.
.] An Alaska Yosemite. (Aug. 20.) Oct. 16, 1880. (Right Arm of Sum Dum. (Aug. 1880.)
1 Among the Glaciers and Bergs of Sum Dum Bay. (Aug. 22.) Oct. 23,
1880. Taku Fiords and Glaciers. (Aug. 24.) Nov. 13, 1880. Eighth Series—Cruise of the “Corwin.” 21 letters. June-Octo
ber, 1881. At Ounalaska. (May 18.) June 20, 1881. At St. Paul. (May 23.) July 13, 1881. On the Siberian Coast. (May 31.) July 13, 1881. Pushing Northwestward. (June 2.) July 13, 1881. Weathering a Gale in St. Laurence Bay. (June 6.) July 13, 1881. Dodging the Ice. (June 15.) July 13, 1881. The Aleutian Islands. (May 21.) July 25, 1881. Wreck of the "Vigilant.” (June 29.) Aug. 15, 1881. St. Laurence Island. (July 2.) Aug. 15, 1881. Return to St. Michael's. (July 8.) Aug. 15, 1881. At St. Michael's. (June 20.) Aug. 16, 1881. At Metchigme Bay. (June 27.) Aug. 16, 1881. At East Cape. (July 1.) Aug. 16, 1881. Herald Island. (July 31.) Sept. 28, 1881. Wrangel Land. (Aug. 16.) Sept. 29, 1881. On Wrangel Land. (Aug. 17.) Oct. 22, 1881. Perils of Whaling. (Aug. 18.) Oct. 24, 1881. Arctic Coal Mines—The Diomede Bay Islands. (Aug. 25.) Oct. 25,
1881. In Plover Bay-Reindeer. (Aug. 26.) Oct. 26, 1881. An Ice-bound Shore. (Sept. 3.) Oct. 27, 1881.
Homeward Bound. (Oct. 4.) Oct. 31, 1881.
The Snow in the High Sierra. (No date.) June 22, 1889.
III. Occasional Letters * Calypso Borealis. Boston Recorder,
1865. Yosemite Glaciers. Their Progress and Present Condition. N.Y. Trib
une (Sept. 28, 1871), Dec. 5, 1871. God's First Temples: How Shall We Preserve Our Forests? Sacra
mento Record-Union, Feb. 5, 1876. Notes from Shasta. San Francisco Bulletin. (Sept. 10.) Sept. 12, 1877. Lake Tahoe in Winter. San Francisco Bulletin. (No date.) April 3,
1878. * Biographical Sketch of Daniel Muir. Portage (Wis.) Record, Oct.
1885. The Yellowstone Park, San Francisco Bulletin, (Oct. 19.) Oct. 27,
1885. Alaska Passes. San Francisco Examiner, Oct. 1, 1887.
IV. Book Reviews Reminiscences of Scotch Life and Character, by Dean Ramsay. San
Francisco Bulletin, April 20, 1878. (Life of Robert Dick. San Francisco Bulletin, (April 20, 1878) ....) Socialism, with Preludes on Current Events, by Joseph Cook. Aug.
MUIR LODGE-AN APPRECIATION
BY MARY FRANCES KELLOGG
Of the worship due our western mountains, not a tithe has been paid. Nor does the finest homage come from tourists poured into resorts by swarming cities, but from the winnowed few who behold the snow-girdled peaks, the innumerable mountain lakelets and the myriads of flower-enameled, fern-brocaded meadows circled by majestic sequoias. And how many of these elect were imbued with enthusiasm by John Muir's matchless word-pictures ! This above all is both his legacy to us and his own crown of glory—to have taught us his beauty-lore.
So John Muir has no need of a memorial. Rather do we long to express, though never so inadequately, the thanks we owe him. From magnificent glaciers, and forests, and mountains, even down to our own modest mountain home, all borrow honor from his name. ·
If that which is essentially material; if that which makes easeful the mountaineer's toil; if that which cements friendships of the out-of-doors—if such may stand as an appreciation of one so predominantly of the spirit, who shunned no privation or hardship if it brought him into harmony with wildness, whose feet wandered so much alone and whose passionate search for understanding of the sculpturing of the ages found so few kindred souls—then Muir Lodge is, as intended, an appreciation of John Muir. Though he walked alone, he valued friendship as one of the finest of mortal possessions.
Muir Lodge is a brief home for the wayfarer, ever urging beyond-on-on, up the wonder-trails leading over the heights and far within the mountain barriers. In its simple plainness it is appropriate. No complications of thought, language or character were his. All his life was as openly inspiring as one of his own books.
John Muir could teach us because, like all great men, he exemplified a singleness of purpose-a perfect absorption in that to which he was dedicated. Because he himself reverently