[Bailey] Millard


John Muir


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[2]large, [illegible] silences, full of appreciative expression. More than anything I enjoyed the talk of Thoreau. Rarely have I met with any one who fully understood the Walden man. Only Ferguson, Markham and perhaps Jordan, though one is never quite sure what Jordan really knows. The two books you so kindly gave me I sent to Ferguson, who lives in Tuc[illegible]. He is one of your people- I am sure you are related. Has a horror of big towns,02959


San Francisco

Date Original

1902 Mar 6


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0239

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