J[eanne] C. C[arr]


[John Muir]


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00407[4]her cass once more. Henry is having his first vest made. Mr Muir, Not many years to long coats, and neck ties! Henry is making money too by carrying papers, but his riches do not spoil him. Allie is more of a baby, he is our young [illegible]ing - and we like to keep him so - he is busy now planning a house to put lady birds in. It is a trial to me to have my 4 8 rods of ground to scratch in - and I only content myself by saying; Well maybe I will yet 'pre[illegible] a small planet' - Get some good friend to read you a description of the Yo Lemite valley, and try to realize what gods landscape gardening is; Oh this house of our Father! I would like to know all its mansions - and often to meet and compare notes with you, who love it with the same f[illegible] love. Good morning L.C.C.


Madison, [Wisc.]

Date Original

[1867] Apr 15


Original letter dimensions: 25.0 x 39.0 cm

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File Identifier

Reel 01, Image 1026

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Page 3


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