F. B. Perkins


John Muir


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San Lorenzo Dec 17, 1892Dear Mr Muir:I am just starting for a Sunday preaching exchange, but I must pause long enough to thank you for your very kind letter & it s most acceptable inclosure. Mrs. Perkins thanks you heartily for the photographs the beauty of which she does see, & says that it shall find a place among her treasures. I am glad if your visit to us gave you pleasure It certainly left a very pleasant [flavor?] in our mouths. No one of those who had the privilege of listening to you the other evening will be likely to forget your words, & to some it will prove I trust the waking up to a new life of fellowship with God through His works. For myself it added greatly to the debt already large which I owed to you for suggestions & inspirations. I have stored away [many?] illustrations of spiritual truth which your revelations & expressions gave to me. It was preaching to some purpose. And my


San Lorenzo, [Calif]

Date Original

1892 Dec 17


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0732

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