[Jeanne C. ] Carr
Feb 24, 1869. [in margin: # 26]I have not yet discovered the poetical part of a shepherds duties Spring will soon arrive to the plants of Madison & surely they will miss you. In Yo Semite you will find Cassiopes & laurels, & azaleas, & luxuriant mosses & ferns, but I know that even these can never take the place of the long loved ones of your Vermont hills Forgive me this long writing I know that you are in a fever of joy from the beauty pouring upon you nevertheless you seem so near I can hardly stop My most cordial regards to the Doctor, Californians do not deserve such as heI am ever your friendJohn MuirA lawyer by the name of Wigonton or Wegleton a graduate of Madison, resides in Snellings. I suppose you know him00466
Near Snellings, Merced Co.[Calif.]
 Feb 24
Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 33.5 cm.
Reel 02, Image 0031
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