Jeanne [C.] Carr


John Muir


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1866 Madison, Dec 16. 66.Dear John Muir, This is a very grey, chill and unlovely Sabbath (those words do not look nicely together) and I have been up on the moun- tain side with Claude. to worship under the huge stone cross. I was glad to hear from you - glad to know you found the Calypsa. I think you deserved to find it. You are such a true lover of nature. I want to know you, dear friend, many years hence when you shall have a true deep love for art, also, I do not think you ever would feel as warm an interest in works of art as in Natural objects. but the


Madison, [Wisc]

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1866 Dec 16


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 26.0 cm

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