John Muir


Dan[iel H. Muir]


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I have already seen a good deal of tropical vegetation. There is no winter here, There are but two seasons 'warm summer, & warmer summer: Flowers go round the whole year without a gap Birds & butterflies flit about in the balmy sunshine untill they die of joy. Peas & beans are in bloom & fruit in the garden, & wild flowers are quite abundant. The climate is delightful, the winter months average in temp' about 70° It seems strange to walk the green fields in January under the balmy summer sky Goodbye Dan I hope to outweather all this sickness & be home in a few months, I remain most affectionately Your bro' John


Cedar Keys, [Fla.]

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1868 Jan 7

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