Augusta Ackinson


John Muir


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[3] IIIit made on me. I just wanted to breath, breath in God - and keep still. How I would love to tramp all over those dear mountains and know them; I love them any way.I visited some friends at a little place in the Santa Cruz mountains, Ben Lomond, and we went to the Big Basin from there, but did not make much of a stay. While at Ben Lomond I trampled in the woods alone much of the time, and how I did enjoy it! I found a most beautiful shrub of which I am not able to find the name, and will send a little stem of it to you under separate cover, and wish you would tell me what it


Pasadena, Calif.

Date Original

[ca. 1913]


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 1128

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Page 2


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