John Muir


[Jeanne C.] Carr


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dearly Mrs Carr would appreciate all this I have thought of many things I wished to ask you about when with you I hope to see you all again sometime When my tongue & memory are [in?] better order I have much to ask the Doctor about the geology of K'[illegible] I have seen many cases, [illegible] among the rest I found two [new?] ferns at the last I am in haste my love to Allie & all, very cordially yours John MuirI am in the woods on a hill tip with my back against a moss clad log I wish you could see my


Burkesville, Kentucky

Date Original

[1867] Sep 9


Original letter dimensions: 39.5 x 16.0 cm

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Reel 01, Image 1138

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Page 2


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