John Muir


Henry Randall


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9brightness of that planet. She seemed half as big as the moon. A glorious sight worth any amount of rough night rambling to see. Well Harry I guess you will think that this letter ramble is about long enough It is the longest that I have written in more than ten years to anybody. I spend my summers in study & exploration in the wilderness, my winters in writing books or magazine articles. I'll send you a copy of my last book with this. My first was published by the Century Co. of New York six years ago. It is called "The Mountanis of California Write again soon & tell me more about yourself, & believe meEver Your friendJohn Muir


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1901 Dec 20


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 28 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 1029

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Page 9


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