John Muir


Annie [L. Muir]


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within a mile or two of the tremendous precipice they rush on in sublime fury each feathery billow dashing on as if anxious to be first to take the fearful plunge. If the falls were made into about ten thousand cat- aracts each would be grand & beautiful You will likely see them some day Your Br John 108 Meaford Oct 23dDear Annie I think that I wrote last & you know that letter for letter is the rule in all correspondence but I will give you a "wee ane" free gratis for nothing without charging you some- thin for it When we were at the Niagara Falls we saw and heard a good deal and I will tell you


Meaford [Canada]

Date Original

[1864] Oct 23


Original letter dimensions: 05.0 x 06.5 cm

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Reel 01, Image 0670

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