F. B[ailey] Millard


John Muir


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2it more than meets my demands upon the po[illegible]t for "eloquence". I asked him to be as eloquent as he could and he has used large [illegible]ds of language, dipping his pen into all the colors of the Yellowstone, so vividly described by you in the [illegible]. It is a fine tribute of one forceful, natural [illegible] to [illegible]. So prepare your deepest and most spontaneous blushes for a week from Sunday. Keith's "[illegible] of the Merced" has just been exposed to public view here in the E[illegible]porium, in rather


San Francisco

Date Original

[ca. 1902 Jan ?]


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0181

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Page 2


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