[Page 1] Dear Mrs. Carr: I have just arrived from our long excursion to Mount Whitney, all hale and happy, and find your weary plodding letter, containing things that from this rocky standpoint seem strangely mixed – things celestial and terrestrial, cultivated and wild. Your letters set one a-thinking, and yet somehow they never seem to make those problems of life clear, and I always feel glad that they do not form any part of my work, but that my lessons are simple rocks and waters and plants and humble beasts, all pure and in their places, the Man beast with all his complications
Yosemite Valley, Calif.
1875 Jul 31
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.
1875 July 31 JM to Mrs Carr
MSS 301 Shone
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