Jeanne C. Carr
[Louisiana E.] Strentzel
completeness which can only come in living for others, in perfected home relations. My sons have been out for twenty four hours after some grizzly bears; I can look up the mountain side scarcely more than three miles in an air line, where the canons are so nearly inaccessible that the bears have half a county to themselves. They have visited the bee ranches nightly for two or three weeks; and yesterday a regular hunt or as organized. The deer came down every few days but no one shoots them. Our trees are full of birds. Dr Carr is heartier & stronger than he was in Sacramento, but a good deal depressed at times from the great change – he misses the spur of daily duty. I am too busy to get the blues, and perhaps lack sympathy with natures less hopeful. It easy to rejoice with those that rejoice, and this I do most heartily tonight, with the house of Muir — Strentzel. Love to John, [illegible], its honored head, Your affectionate Jeanne C. Carr.[in margin: 480b]
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