G. Frederick Schwarz


John Muir


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[3]Had your life's story then been written I should have wished to ask you more about those wonderful mechanical inventions, which then I only knew of in the vaguest way. Now, as I read about them more fully, I am surprised at this novel expression of your life and its interests; and my surprise is the greater because, surely, it is only rarely that literary mastery and poetic[1]Brookline, Mass.December 2nd, 1913.Dear Mr. Muir:When I sent you a letter some six weeks ago I did not foresee that I should so soon have occasion to write to you again. I have just finished the first volume of your autobiography and I cannot help telling you how much it interested me, for the05622


Brookline, Mass.

Date Original

1913 Dec 2


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 28 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 1030

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