[Bailey] Millard


John Muir


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[3]loves the wilds far better than the tames, and is grandly eloquent in the [pen?]. I think he is one of the finest old pirates I ever met, as savage as Stevenson - or you - and as gentle. The wind has s[illegible] [down?] [illegible] of tree buds of all sorts, and I fear the [illegible] will not be so obtrusive this year as last. But, remember, you are to come and see it. We have it in greater masses here than in any place I have seen. With kind wishes for Mrs. Muir, your daughters and yourself,Ever yours Millard02959


San Francisco

Date Original

1902 Mar 6


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0241

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Page 3


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