John Muir


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[3] 316NamelessParkshumanity.Heavens own breath comes with you dear sir and I think all who visit with you a mountain height - a wild meadow glacier or woody dell must find some new songs springing from the heart. I will hope other children than my own will read all the pretty stories of wild game- (not game)-It must be better than bro[illegible]s and [illegible]ies. You will think me as saney and ventursome as any of your wild friends to be so frankly enlogest[illegible] but you will have one more proof of having found friends of the forests from which no one ever come down without something [caught?] from the bu[illegible] [illegible]sh.


New York

Date Original

1903 Aug 10


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 21.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0772

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Page 3


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