Jeanne [C.] Carr


John Muir


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[5]she does not pity half as much as she loves you. Did you get the Stone Mason about Christmas! Mrs Merrill says there is another John Muir (I don't believe a word of it thought) & that made me consider the possibility that it had fallen into other hands. I had not your address when I addres- sed the package. Mr Butler was in here one day, and carried off your letter, and without my knowl- edge or consent copied and published what you said of the Calypso in a letter of his own to the Boston Recorder. There is no law against such an [illegible] & outrageous abuse of the [illegible] of friendship. Except the law of one's own mind - but his punishment shall be that he never lays finger on letter of mine again. The bewitching name - Calypso, 'the concealed''was his temptation - he 00395


Madison, [Wisc.]

Date Original

[1867] Mar 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.0 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 0948

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Page 3


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