[John Muir]


Mrs. [Jeanne C. ] Carr


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[2]Scotch photographer will go with us to procure some sun picture but he will not Ma[illegible] [illegible] enjoyments. You will require one pack animal to carry a small light tent, & blankets, bread etc You can obtain all necessary provisions here Mr Libby is to purchase a few small articles for me perhaps you can bring them in Now Mrs Carr Come - A thousand voices are calling from many a forest & stream & meadow of the grand sierra crown. Bring your Doctor & Allie if you possibly can & any of your other friends if you cannot possibly help it. We will have a season of unmeasured bliss & I am stupid with the whole prospect 00541[3]I spoke to Mr Hutchings about that section of Sequoia & he said that he knew nothing whatever about the matter which statement is doubtless entirely correct I than wrote to Galen Clark & he informed me that a section fourteen feet in length by about fifteen or twenty in dia' was cut from the [fresnor?] grove last year & hauled to Stockton at an expense of about $2500,00. The Fresnor grove can be reached by wagon & a section procured at less expense than from the Mariposa or [Calveras?] groves Of the section taken from the F' grove last season, only the bark & a small portion of the wood was taken, in small numbered sections like st[illegible]es



Date Original

[1871] Jun 22


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 0465

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Page 2


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