John Muir


[Jeanne C.] Carr


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00673 [4]glorious. I got back from Whitney this P M. How I shall sleep, my life rose, wave like, with those lofty granite waves now it may wearily flat [in margin: float] for a time along the smooth flowery plains. Love to all my friends Ever cordially yrs John Muir ————[in margin: It seems that this new Fishermans Pk is causing some stir in the newspapers If I feel writeful I will send you a sketch of the region for the Overland] [1]#46. Independence Oct [underlined: 16]th 1873 ———————————Dear Mrs Carr. All of my seasons Mountain work is done. I have just come down from Mt Whitney & the newly discovered Mtn five miles N.W. of Whitney, & now our journey is a simple saunter along the base of the range to Tahoe where we will arrive about the end of the month or a few days earlier. I have seen a good deal more of the high Mtn region about the head of Kings & Kern Rivers than I expected to do in so short & so late a time Two weeks ago I left the Doctor & Billie in the Kings River Yosemite & set out for



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1873 Oct 16


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 1199

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