& material world!If you could know what joy your books brought to the little bride & her good scotch groom you would indeed be happy too! "The Mountains of California" I saved to give Dorothea Draper who is to be married on December 15th. She was delighted with your message & my thought & said "dear Mr Muir, he was quite the first & most wonderful man on our Alaska trip". And it didn't take long for me to agree with the [sentiment?]! Word comes
 Dec 8
Original letter dimensions: 22 x 14 cm.
Reel 21, Image 1050
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