[John Muir]


C. M. Bellshaw


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Martinez, Cal. Jan. 28/05.Mr. C. O. Wayland,The Yo Nat Park now heart-whole & complete with an area of about 1500 sq m in many ways unrivalled & of the most songful rivers in the world flow through it dotted with lakes 2.5 gls flowing & grinding on the high snowy mtns - innumerable silky lawns & the noblest & most [illegible] coniferous forests in the [illegible] granite cliffs & waterfalls.North Cal in the United States or the world begin to know grandeur you must go & see it next summer. It is already famous but its fame will grow & in saving to the world you have immortalized yourself.


[Martinez, Calif.]

Date Original

circa [1905 Feb 28]


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 13.5 cm.

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Reel 15, Image 0272

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