Mrs. [Jeanne C.] Carr
your love this purple & yellow, & green - these warm sun-songs of color, but I must edge in a kind word for ice, Glaciers are paper manufactures & they pr[illegible] these mountains & made the meadowy sheets on wh this leaf music is written. Are you pluming for our mountain better land. I was on Clouds Rest yesterday & enjoyed a very vigorous snow- storm. Did you not hear a shout? Three Avalanches of ice & snow started from the summit of clouds Rest ridge one after the other in glorious gestures & boomings. I was within a few yards of them. It will probably be late in June before we can get out among the summits. Snow is very abundant Nevada & Vernal & the strip of glory between were in gush of Spirit life when I passed yesterday. My love to all John Muir00595
1872 May 12
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.
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