[John Muir]


S[arah Muir Galloway]


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the eagle strikes them down with his pinion This Hollow is one of the must beautiful places of my range which is about 10 S miles It is surrounded by 20 hills, & "there simmer first unfaulds her robes" but alas how little a letter containsplease write soon00488 North end of [Twenty-Hill-Hollow?] Feb 27Dear Sis. S. The time goes swiftly by & I have not heard from you since the last time, never- theless I write yet again. I was sitting upon one of the dome hills at the south end of this hollow a few hours ago looking at my sheep that were feeding over the creek below me, when I was startled


North end of Twenty-Hill-Hollow

Date Original

[1869] Feb 27


Original letter dimensions: 3 x 23 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 0037

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