Sallie Kennedy Alexander


John Muir


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[4]the spots most unfrequented and beautiful and often rest our horses While we watch the varying glories of the setting sun--and spellbound stay until the evening shadows fall around us. While Nature with us is less grand--she has not been unmindful of the soul-need of her [illegible]With heartfelt wishes for a very Happy New Year, for your and yoursI remain Sincerelyyour friendSallie Kennedy Alexander.[1][letterhead]Washington Jan 20th /951207 N St.My dear Mr Muir.I can hardly express the glow of appreciation which filled me as I unfolded the wrappings which disclosed "The Mountains of California."I shut my eyes for a moment, and all I could say was, "how delightful," and as I read the superscription "how kind of Mr Muir"--"Oh Tom there is a treat in store for us," and already my husband comes to me with gems culled from the pages he has read--and feels that never


Washington, [D. C.]

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Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

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Reel 08, Image 0749

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