Dorothy Barry


John Muir


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[2]been there with some of the noblest of God's trees. It seemed [wicked?] to see them coming down the river to be sawed up & turned into money & it must have gone to your heart far more after having seen them growing. I have been a long time in answering your letter, but we have been[3]moving our house, we are living in London now, I feel so lonely there away from the trees & flowers & God's works, but I shall often go down to Blisworth, & if you write to me there letters will always find me, as my brother lives there now. I wonder if you are in California now, or if you have gone off exploring


Norwich [England]

Date Original

1904-12-06 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0680

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