M[ary] L. Swett


[Louie Strentzel] Muir


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[6]99Another extract from a later letter of Mrs. Alex. Forbes"Thank you for the kind allusion to my words about John Muir's Mountains of California. I do not remember what they were, but I am sure they were in appreciation, however poorly expressed, of his wonderful pictures of natural scenery and animal life and instincts. I would have given anything for a volume with his autograph on the fly-leaf, and, now I think of it, at the risk of being counted among the "autograph fiends" of which I am not one, I will ask01994


[Martinez, Calif.]

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Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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