Elizabeth Whitney Putnam


John Muir


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[2]evidently written tho' not signed by my friend Miss Jean Parker, one of the finest of Scotchwomen, whom I thnk you must know. The little house is often lent to one friend or another who loves the mountain; and the little slip of paper must have been there a long time, tho' never before discovered. I think it might give you pleasure to read it; at any rate it is [Yours?]:"Ah man, but ye're a grand poet! Ye hae the reverence and thanks o' an admiring Scot - for your wonderfu' sermon frae the pulpit o' the Douglas spruce.Mt. Ritter!Snow banners! "As for me, "The Story of my Boyhood and Youth" is my


[San Francisco]

Date Original

1913 Jul 5


Original letter dimensions: 14.5 x 22 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0564

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Page 2


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