Albert Salisbury


John Muir


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[letterhead]April 4, 1900John Muir.Respected Sir, -I have just been reading your article in the April Atlantic Monthly on "The Forests of the Yosemite Park" with great interest. I cant help thinking, what a pity that Mr. Emerson's friends were so senseless and inappreciative! I have a hunger for such scenery as your describe, and your book on the Mountains of California stirred up my longings immensely; but my work and responsibilities tie me fast, and I have never yet had liberty to gratify my craving for mountain air to any extent. I hope, some day, to be able to indulge myself a little. Now what I am coming at is this: How and where can I get the most of real nature in02686


White Water, Wisc.

Date Original

1900 Apr 4


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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