[Page 4] received in a way that I scarcely care to tell. The adventure nearly cost all. I mean to go tomorrow night, but I will not venture behind the column again. Here are the outlines of a grand old pine and gnarly mossy oak that stand a few steps from the mill. You liked[the] flowers. Well, I will get you a violet from the side of the mill-race, as I go up to shut off the water. Goodnight, with a brother's warmest love. [Sketch] [Illegible words]
Yosemite Valley [Calif.]
1871 Apr 5
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 15 cm.
1871 April 5 jm to sarah
MSS 048 John Muir Papers
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