Louie [Wanda Muir]
[Page 2] necessary, as I was used up by sheer fatigue. The house is full of guests. Sissons all glad to see me, and quite a number of the guests knew and welcomed me. How green are the meadows and cool and deep the streams, and how boundless the wealth of woods; and the vast icy cone, how impressively it charms and draws. Never while I live will this mountain love die. I suppose it will only bring reproach to confess that though on the way to see my aged mother and father and sisters and brothers and old friends and neighbors, I still feel a strong draw to the wilderness impelling me to leave all and linger here. BUT I WILL NOT. putting away the temptation as a drunkard would whiskey, + I shall
Sissons Station [Mount Shasta, Calif.]
1885 Aug 12
Original letter dimensions: 21 x 14 cm.
1885 Aug 12 JM to Louie
MSS 301 Shone
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