New York Aug 10th, 1903Mr John Muir;Dear Sir: I take a privilege that greatness bestows upon its beneficiaries in letting the impelling impulse have way and let some of the pleasure you r book 'Our National Parks" has given me, have expression that reaches the giver of it. Being an ignoramus in science (as well as in much else) this is the first of your published works I have met: and being of stern necessity tied up to an office business - with the hills and streams but of sight and the love of them strong in me - imaging the delight of seeing the Sierras, of breathing the fine clear air. of making acquaintance with those blessed trees of yours - and all the other dear wild exquisite flora - and seeing with03289
1903 Aug 10
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