S. Hall Young


John Muir


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014146the islands again. What full delight it would be to spend a few months with you again in canoe & forest! Oh! for a whiff of glacier air & a drink of glacier water! My arms have grown quite strong - haven't been out for two years & a half. Please tell me in what number of the Pict. Cal. will the article on Alaska appear. Have you published, in accessible form, any other letters on Alaska or letters on your trip up [Lacource?]? If you have please give me the name of the publishers. I had one trip in Cal. full of enjoyment. I took my 8 year old Alaska last summer, & we went as far from settlements as we could get, up the San Bernardino Mts; & in a grand pine & cedar forest, by a beautiful trout stream, 8 miles from the nearest house, we spent a happy month, & I found health & strength & thought.014147Give my kindest regards to Mrs. Muir. It will always be a regret to me that I saw so little of her, & that Mrs. Y. failed to meet her. But the fault was not hers or yours, & on our part sad events made it impossible. Little Wanda must be a big girl - as old as my Alaska, whom I call Lassie. Now please write me again.Yours as ever,S. Hall Young.I shall of course send you my writings, when finished, as far as they relate to you, that I may not put in anything you would disapprove of. How is your fruit ranch doing?


Butler, Butler Co., Pa.

Date Original

1890 Apr 17


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 06, Image 0429

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Page 4


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