[John Muir]


[Daniel Muir, Jr]


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[4]& follow my instincts & am most intensely happy Some day you will also behold the Lords Yosemite I went to a noted point at the top of the valley wall today & am a little foot- sore. Yesterday I went alone up the rocks to the upper Yosemite fall & back in (a days work) the night. after doing my days work to enjoy the glory of the fall in the moonlight [illegible] [illegible] ago I was at the summit of Mt. Hoffman with an English man & Scotch man, Farewell Be hopeful & patient & do not overwork yourself. I have full confidence in you & am your brother[1] Yosemite June 4th [1871?]Dear brother Some time ago I rec'd a letter from you in which you requested a loan of a few dollars etc. I answered at once saying that I would willingly send you what you wanted if I could get out of the valley in the fall to send it I addressed the letter to Ann Arbor & perhaps you have not rec'd it As long as I have a dollar you are far more than welcome to it if you need it & I hope that you will not allow yourself to suffer for anything that



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[1871?] Jun 4


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Reel 02, Image 0457

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