Jeanne [C.] Carr


John Muir


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5life. I wanted to know how the sunshine felt, and what it would be to feel around me the elements of a material world. And I think - in the summer - it is beautiful" So the poor things get a relation to us and our life which will make them near- er and dearer when they and we all are spiritual bodies again". So he says, this dear soul who wrote the prayer I sent you once. I thought of this John. when I witnessed you meeting with Calypso. I feel myself shaken with a strange unexplicable emotion in hearing the notes of some solitary birds - as if they called me to the silences of unknown worlds. They are the only


Madison, [Wisc]

Date Original

[1867] Apr 6


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 11.5 cm

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0998

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Page 5


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