Vernon Bailey


John Muir


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[2]things. Our baskets and skins and horns and pictures and books all keep the wild, free life fresh and as real as the mountains themselves. Those glorious days in the mountains are no less glorious as we live them over again & again. But we never think of them without thinking of you Perhaps you will never know how much you added to our enjoyment on that trip nor how we appreciate your deep sympathy with "nature, in all her varying moods." It is so good to meet someone who understands & [tries?] to understand truly.2 [3]We want to keep in touch with your work and your kind of life. What are you writing this winter and what are you publishing in? Is there any advertisement or list of your published articles? If there is please put me on the track of it. I wish we could hope to see you here this winter. There is always a welcome and a place by our camp fire for you, here or in the mountains. Come & tell us some more stories. We enjoyed our visit at your home and meeting your interesting family and only regretted that we09973


Washington, D.C.

Date Original

1900 Nov 3


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0423

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Page 2


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