Janet Douglass [Moores]
With much love & the kindest of wishes, I am your friend, Janet Douglass[in margin: 914] 00873  Indianapolis Indiana December 15th, 1879. 232 [N.?] Ala.My Dear Mr. Muir, My letter is on the same errand as Katie’s to introduce to you our friends Prof. Jordan and Charles Gilbert. Katie has perhaps given you an enthusiastic description of Prof. Jordan, at whose shrine we worship. A long time ago, when we were children, a certain young Scotchman one of the few who remain young, John Muir by name filled the place that is kept for heroes in little girls’ hearts. But John Muir went away and as ten years passed by, a great fellow, with a big heart and a big beard unconsciously worked his way
1879 Dec 15
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
Reel 03, Image 1184
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