[John Muir]


[Daniel Muir, Jr]


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Yosemite June 21st 70 -My dear doctor I received two letters this evening one from you, & one from uncle [Dan?], which I will send you, It is doubtful wither I write you a letter tonight or not because it is quite late & I have been running the mill all day & am tired. Yesterday I climbed to the top of two of the Yosemite falls & so my weariness almost amounts to stupidity I am glad at least doctor that the world is all so glowing bright to you lighted as it is by the wonderful power of love. I rejoice in your joy & pray that you may live long in this glorious world to enjoy it There are about 150 visitors in the valley at present from all parts of the wide world. It appears strange to see so many of the rich & great in this 50



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1870 Jun 21


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