John Muir


S[arah Muir Galloway]


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anchored in the soul among all the tides & currents of life, & linked for our enjoy- ment with others so widely separated- But goodbye I must not bore your with too long a letter. Alas how little a letter contains.[in margin: I forgot to take paper to the field & did not wish to lose the moment of inspiration] Please write soon Cordially J Muir00467 East bank of Lily Valley Feb 27th 69 ----------------Dear sister S. I thought I was free from all epistalory obligation, but along comes your November dare speaking of long silence though I lately mailed an office full of letters but never mind – My sheep are lying down & with my pencil & newspaper scraps I


East bank of Lily Valley

Date Original

[18]69 Feb 27


Original letter dimensions: 3.5 x 20.5 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 0033

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