John Muir


Mrs. [Jeanne C.] Carr


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make so damnable a hush of it & Erwin so glorious a unit. - I miss the Moores because they were so cordial & kind to me. Mrs Moore believes in ice & can preach it too. I wish you could bring Whitney & she together & tell me to fight Mrs M made the most sensible visit to our mtns' of all corners I have known. Mr Moore is a man who thinks & he took to this mountain structure like a pointer to Partriges I am glad your Ned is growing strong then we [we?] will yet meet this summer in Yosemite places. Talk to Mrs Moore about Hetch Hetchy etc She knows it all from Hog Ranch to highest Sea name Casendes, & higher yet higher I ought not to fun away letter space in speaking to you. Yet I am weary & impractical & fit for nothing serious untill I am tuned & loved by a few weeks of calm Farewell I will see you & we will plan work & case & days of holy mtns rest Remember me to Ned & all the boys & to the Dr who ought to come hither with you Ever thine John Muir 00602


New Sentinel Hotel Yo Semite Valley

Date Original

1872 Jul 14


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 0849

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Page 2


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