John Muir


Jeanne Carr


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[page 1] Yosem Sep 25th 1872 In the mountain light Oakland winter seems all a dream only the kindness of friends stands out clear, Pine trees granite & waterousels now. How true & pure & immortal they seems to me, yet somehow I feel satisfied to leave all & labor in other fields The very first evening I came in, the brave owl that was not afraid of the earthquake tuwhooed unnervously as ever. Having heard


Yosemite Valley [Calif.]

Date Original

1872 Sep 25


Original letter dimensions: 15 x 16 cm.

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1872 Sept 25 JM to J Carr

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MSS 301 Shone

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1872 Sept 25 JM to J Carr p1


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