J. Dewing Co. M. S. D[ewing]


John Muir


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JmuirDay I might winter & summer this light may be seen silent and the [illegible] uproar y[illegible] & where notes is falling in spring & foam [silent?] interpreted of natures peace amid [hr?] the wildest displays of powerThis grand arc of color glowing with such invincible peacefulnss & mild shapely beauty into [illegible] & dark a chamber of shadows & amid the rush & war & bounding dashing of this thunder voices fall is one of the most unp[illegible] rights present offered in all this wonderfully valley


San Francisco, [Calif]

Date Original

1887 Sep 3


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 21 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0870

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Page 2


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