[John Muir]


[Jeanne C. Carr]


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[A] Pen Sentinel HotelA. C. BLACK, Proprietor. [Apr 2-8, 1871] Yo Semite Valley, -------------187Sunday night I was up in the [moon?] among the lumined spray of the upper Falls, The lunar bows were glorious & the music godful as ever. You will yet mingle amid the forms & voices of this peerless fall. #28 I wanted to have you spend two or three nights up there in full moon & planned a small hut for you, but since the boisterous waving of the rocks the danger seems forbidding at least for you. We can go up there in the afternoon. Spend an hour or two & return. I had a grand ramble in the deep snow outside the valley & discovered one



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[1871 Apr 3-8]


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x12.5 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 0415

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