Jeanne C. Carr


John Muir


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448 [1868] Madison May 25. Dear John - I feel your presence and sympathy in all the gladness of the opening season, but I also feel very keenly the loss of you in my life. I meant to keep such even step with you through all the journey which I prayed might be a blessed one. and before I knew I lost every track and trace of you. This is strange because I wrote exactly as you directed both to Cedar Keys and to New Orleans. I am not a little heavy hearted about you, what have the tropic weeds done to our dear pilgrim youth? To morrow I am going off into the woodiest of our woods with Thüre Rumlein - to find


Madison, [Wisc]

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[1868] May 25


Original letter dimensions: 21.0 x 13.5 cm

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