William C. Flint


[John Muir]


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San Francisco Cal.January 28th /90.My Dear Friend:At the earliest time permitted by my mental and physical condition, I acknowledge receipt of your tender words of sympathy. Sympathy sweetens the bitter contents of the cup from which I am made to drink. It is soothing, but the wound is deep, and more than human balm is required for true relief. Heavy and dreadful has been my blow, and desper-


San Francisco, Cal

Date Original

1890 Jan 28


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 06, Image 0344

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