John Muir


[Daniel H. Muir]


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Address Snellings as beforeI pray [thee?] have me excused Postscriptum. I have the toothacheYour letter reached me in eight or nine days with your everlasting shades. I think that you look [their?]. Do not allow your efforts to cure others bring disease upon yourself Do not study too hard. Now that you have a sweetheart advise of this kind is necessary Why did you not send her photo also I would like to see her give her my best wishes & tell her to veto all overexertion & haste on your part to go into business. I am not going to leave Cala.' till the spring. Tomorrow I start for the Mountains Yo Semite I am enchanted & cannot leave them. I want to hear some of the winter sermons preached their. Farewell Tomorrow I will be trudging up the mountains burdened like Christian in pilgrims progress. Success for you brother Goodbye JM[4]


Near La Grange, [Calif. ]

Date Original

[1869] Nov 15


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 02, Image 0181

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Page 4


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