Mary V. Worstell


John Muir


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2.never dimmed. I am a self-supporting woman and the journey West was for recreation only. I made no plans to turn the journey into profit beyond telling myself to keep eyes and heart open. On my return I chanced to attend a very poor lecture. At its close a friend said to me "You could do better than that!" - a sorry compliment! But the thought took root - and now I derive considerableaddition to my usual income from[1][letterhead]Mr. John Muir.My dear Mr. Muir:If community of admirations makes strangers into friends, we should be friends of almost four years' standing. In the summer of '97 it was my privilege to look upon the majesty of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and there came into my life a glory which has02913


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Date Original

[ca. 1901]


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 1132

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Page 1


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