John Muir


James Davie Butler


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7 3between hot, tawny deserts, & its stupendous monuments of auld lang syne; Balmy, palmy Ceylon, wonderful & beautiful; Australia & New Zealand where people, animals, plants & rocks all are strange & novel to me, The gloriously beautiful Malay Archipelago, the Philippines, etc. How I wish you had been with me! This sketch, however slight, will, I hope, help you to recall some of your own wide, round-the-world wanderings."In a camp last year near the brink of the south Yosemite Wall, just opposite the North Dome, I asked the President if he remembered the fine prophetic send-off you gave him in introducing him to a Madison audience. He remembered it very well & seemed gladly interested."


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1904-07-20 00:00


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 14, Image 0422

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Page 3


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