R[alph] W[aldo] Emerson
With most cordial regards I am yours in Nature John MuirJohn Muir 1871 [ca 8 May 1871] Yosemite Valley Monday nightMr R W Emerson Dear Sir I re'cd today a letter from Mrs Prof E Carr of Oakland Cal' sating that you were in the valley & that she expected to see you on your return. Also she promised that she would write you here & send you to me. I was delighted at the thought of meeting you but have just learned that you contemplate leaving the valley in a day or two Now Mr Emerson I do most cordially protest against your going away so soon, & so also I am sure do all your instincts & affemilies I trust that you
[1871 ca May 8]
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