John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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2little of it & let you judge - Of course you say "go to bed," well never mind a little writing more or less for I'm literary now & the fountains flow - speaking of climate here I say "The Sound region has a fine fresh clean climate well washed both winter & summer with copious rains, & swept with winds & clouds from the mountains & the sea. Every hidden nook in the depths of the woods is searched & refreshed leaving no stagnant air. Beaver - meadows lake basins & low willowy bogs all are kept wholesome & sweet etc." (Again) "The outer sea margin is sublimely drenched & dashed01358


Grand Hotel, S[an] F[rancisco], [Calif]

Date Original

1889 Jul 11


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 06, Image 0145

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