John Muir


[Joseph] Le Conte


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[4]within a crater, but an ill defined fragmentary crater sunk perpendicularly to a level with its own well defined undisturbed base - Well I will say no more about mono ashes & I assure you that I only send you my opinions to provoke your sending me your own I reached my cabin among the Yosemite ferns on the fourth day after leaving you, & on the journey obtained some new data concerning the depth of the Tuolumne glacier & concerning the numerous rocks of this constant shape I remember the week passed in your com- pany with a great deal of solid earnest pleasure & will be exceedingly happy to accompany you again in rambles to any portion of our glorious star - I am yours most cordially John Muir 00520



Date Original

[1870] Sep 13


Original letter dimensions: 24.5 x 39 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 0339

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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Page 3


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