[John Muir]


[Louie Strentzel Muir]


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[1][letterhead]Merced, Cal. May 19, 1903Dear wife Louie - I left the President here last evening at 8.15 & after a good long sleep am feeling much better than when I started on the grand trip & am ready for the Santa Fe [due?] at 1.40 P.M.I had a perfectly glorious time with the President & the mountains. The first night we camped beneath the Mariposa Sequoias he & I alone, except 3 - cook & packers, Next night in the Silver firs near03251[2][letterhead]Glacier Point while a hearty little snow storm was blowing after a hard days ride horseback, & on foot through deep snow sheets & patches. Next morning we spent an hour on Glacier Point, every thing bright & glorious after the storm, then rode round the Illilonette to head of Nevada Fall, thence to head of Little Yosemite thence down past Vernal03251


Merced, Calif.

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1903 May 19


Original letter dimensions: 24 x 15 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0548

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