J. S. Merriam


John Muir


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[4]photographs of their sweet faces and write me news of you all and of Sierra Club people and pictures.It will do them no harm sending it to an old man of 7+ years. What a multitude of things and incidents come to me as I close my eyes and go back there - and at last I said farewell at Muir and then a pleasant day in town and goodbye - probably forever.[Hart?] has sent me a few of his photos. in which you and Keith appear - notably at the foot of the twin sequoias across the meadow from Sierra Camp. where Mrs Hoff[man?] fed us bountifully - with fair faced Daisy Martin to help[1]209 W. 56 Street NYJany 5 1903John Muir Esq.My very dear friend-On the 11th Dec I sent you by Wells Fargo Exp. the volumes of N[illegible] A[illegible] - and the Life of your friend "Christopher North" the [illegible] [named?] Wilson - a glorious bronze bust of whom - one of the finest portrait busts I have ever seen - stands near by the noble monument of Sir Walter -03131


New York

Date Original

1903 Jan 5


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0034

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