James Davie Butler
8 4Then I told him the story of our faithful correspondence & how I found you in the valley long eventful years ago."Looking across our grand continent into the Madison lan-syne,- How clearly you all come in sight[!?] Yourself, your wife, James, Anna, little Henry, & Agnes also, though I did not come to know her until she was in full girl bloom reading Greek. Give them my love & tell them to come & see me.[illegible]That I may see you again ere long, & that you may live a full century at least, bearing the big years like a noble sequoia, I devoutly hope & pray.Ever your friend,John Muir.
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