Moses Woolson


John Muir


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[4]I have a very poor opinion of a minister who can start a crusade of hunters into the wilderness to Mu[illegible]a godi dear children of the [illegible] woods. So thanks for what you have written in [underlined: that] [ pen?]. Madam is making much of her Yo Semite lecture. Nothing can be finer, is [underlined: my] opinion, bu your own spirited writing. She goes to Newport R. [best gess: T.] to deliver it f[illegible] [illegible] 100 [ in a few weeks.?] I [illegible] the [illegible] [underlined: up] with the latest knowledge upon the Yo Semite. I fear she does not know the [underlined: new] routes. Will you [ port?] her? She sends her best regards to you, and would hive more [illegible] you than any other man living. So good bye Yrs. Moses Woodson00817 [1] Concord, N.H. Oct. 19th 1878My Dear Muir. I suppose you do not think it worth your while to waste your time [ to?] sentimental correspondence; nor do I blame you, - but I want to hear from you, and I long to see your work upon geology. The 3 [illegible] Vol. of H[illegible]ack’s Geology is nearly ready, and it has also accompanying it but [ note the?] [illegible] volume some splendid maps


Concord, N[ew] H[ampshire]

Date Original

1878 Oct 19


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

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