Henry Randall


John Muir


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[4]Wives is it by death or? and you spoke about Cosy but did not mention Flora. Does that Cabbin still stand that you and I built and lived in so long? how well I rember the time you and I started for the plains when we went down the river trail and I als distinctly remember the morning we left Delaneys ranch to go into the Valley it was a tough trip but it did not hurt us any did it John J M Hutchings wan't much of a man I can see it now but you I did not follow as much as I had ought to but the lessons and the talks you gave me done me more good in my after life than I thought or dreamed of do you remember the time you and I went up to the top of[1]Worcester MassachusettsDecember 15" 1901Mr John MuirMartinezCalDear SirYes, I am the same Harry Randall who in the days of Auld langsyne was your companion in the Yosemite. And you may think by my not answering your letter sooner that I was not glad to hear from you but such is not the case for when I received your letter and commenced to read it my boy said what is the matter with you I said I have just got a letter from John Muir the man I have told you so much about. Now I am not going to make excuses for not writing sooner I think it was in seventy two that James Hamilton and I left02827[5]Harry Randallthe Bridal Vail falls and staid there untill after sunset and did not get down into the Valley untill the next morning? I do Of course Mrs Sproat is dead long ago, but she could make some fine muffinsWell I would like to know more about yourself when you can find time to write to me and if you see [Kinney?] give him my respect Well I have written you enough so you can identify me as the Same Harry there is a man here in Worc that always call me Harry the same as you used to and it always makes me think of you02827


Worcester, Mass.

Date Original

1901 Dec 15


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0983

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