Jeanne [C.] Carr


John Muir


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3are ready to look for them. And you must not prolong their days of patient waiting, -they are waiting even as you are. To be a little more se- rious dear John, (sick folks need not expect to have sense talked to them,) I be- leive fully that Nature needs us and waits for us just as we do for her. My best beloved friend says. "There are spiritual existences wh the material forms of na- ture clothe and conceal". "I had a fancy that there is a universe of spir- itual bodies and forms of which the material plant and animal are the exact counterparts in


Madison, [Wisc]

Date Original

[1867] Apr 6


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 11.5 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0994

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