[Jeanne C.] Carr
from you a copy of that Gray letter to Kellogg which was not delivered. I had a glorious ramble in the Santa Cruz woods & have found out one very interesting & picturesque fact concerning the growth of this Sequoia. I mean to devote many a long week to its study. What the upshot may be I cannot guess, But you know I am never [sent] empty away. I made an excursion to the summit of Mt Hamilton in extraordinary style accompanied by Allen, Norton, Bravley &, all the lady professors & their friends A curious contrast to my ordinary [underlined: still] [underlined: hunting]. Spent a week at San Jose, enjoyed my visit with Allen very much. Lectured to the faculty on Methods of study without undergoing any very great scare. I believe I wrote you from
Los Angeles about my Passadena week. Have sent a couple of letters to the Bulletin from there not yet published. I have no [ unflexible?] plans as yet for the remaining months of the season, but Yosemite seems to place itself as a most persistent candidate for my winter I shall soon be in flight to the Sierras or [illegible]. I seem to give up hope of ever seeing your calm again. Dont grind too hard at these Sacramento miles, Remember me to the Doctor & Allie
Ever Yrs Cordially John Muir
 Sep 3
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