John Muir


Mrs. [Jeanne C.] Carr


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[in margin: #64] [letterhead:] Pen Sentinel Hotel A. C. BLACK, Proprietor. Yo Semite Valley July 6th 187[2]Dear Mrs Carr. Yours of Tuesday eve telling of our Doggetts & Ned & Merrill Moores, has come. so has the lamp & book I Have not yet tried the lamp but it is splendid in shape & shines grand as gold. The Lyell is just what I wanted I think that your measure of the Doggetts is exactly right, as good as civilized people can be They have grown to the top of town culture & have sent out some shoots half- gropingly into the spirit sky. I am very glad to know that Ned is growing strong, perhaps we may South America together yet. I hope to see you come to your own of mountain fountains soon Perhaps Mrs Hutchings may go with us. You live so fully in my own life that I cannot realize that I have not yet seen you here, a year or two of waiting seems nothing Possibly I may be down on your


New Sentinel Hotel Yo Semite Valley

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187[2] Jul 6


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 21 cm.

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