[Jeanne C.] Carr
See Sequoia aspiring in the upper skies every summit modelled in fine cycloidal [illegible] as if pressed into unseen moulds. Every bole warm in the mellow amber sun How truly godful in [illegible]. I was talking the other day with a Dutchess & was struck with the grand love with wh' she bade me goodbye & thanked me for the glaciers I have her but this fornoon King Sequoia h[illegible] to me down in the grove as I stood gazing & the highbred gestures of the lady s[illegible] [illegible] by contrast. There goes Squirrel Douglass the Master spirit of the tree top. It has just occurred to me how his belly is buffy brown, & his back silver- gray.-Ever since the first Adam of his race saw trees & burrs, his belly has been rubbing upon buff bark, & his back has been combed with silvery needles-, Would that some of you wise; terribly wise social scientists might dis= =cover some method of living as true to nature as the buff people of the woods [illegible] as free as the winds & waters among the burs & filbert thickets of these leafy mothery woods. The sun is set & the star candles are being lighted to show me & Douglass Squirrel to bed therefore my Carr goodnight. You say, When are you coming down? Ask the Lord - Lord Sequoia -
Original letter dimensions: 25 x 39 cm.
Reel 02, Image 0363
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