John Muir


Jeanne Carr


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[page 4] do all you ask and more. All this letter is about myself, and why not when I’m the only person in all the wide world that I know anything about – Keith, the cascade, not excepted. Fare ye well, mother quail, good betide your brood and be they and you saved from the hawks and the big ugly buzzards and cormorants – grangeal, political, right and wrongical, - and I will be

Ever truly John Muir “Only that and nothing more.”


Yosemite Valley, Calif.

Date Original

1875 Jul 31


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier

1875 July 31 JM to Mrs Carr

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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1875 July 31 JM to Mrs Carr p4


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