A. H. Sellers
[letterhead]Oct 29, 1896My dear Muir.Your very welcome letter of the 15th just reached us at our little hunting lodge on the shores of Puckawa Lake near your old home in Wisconsin, where as a boy you followed the plow barefoot and, at least mentally, d_d the sand burrs.Fay and I were greatly rejoiced to learn of your safe return for we had just read the account of a man falling 70 feet in a crevice at Cook's Inlet and dying before they could get him out. as this occurred at the very section you had gone to it made us naturally feel extremely anxious, especially as the account states that many of the crevices in this section were, like this one, covered with a thin sheet of ice, making it impossible to detect them.What a grand trip you have had through the beautiful forests of the Pacific slopes, I would02170
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.
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