John Howitt


John Muir


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2early experiences and results in this fine world". Yes it is a most beautiful world and a person cannot comprehend it unless they study it from a naturalist's standpoint. You stated you had "just got home after a long and eventful summer, traveling through our grand western forests with the U. S. Forestery Commission; [examining?] specially the condition & wants you stated your tour of 3inspection extended through the Black Hills, Yellowstone Park; Forests of Montana Oregon Washington, Idaho and Alaska, & Grand Canyon of Colorado etc. Knowing your fondness of nature I can appreciate somewhat of the pleasure and appreciation which you enjoyed in your ardious and fatiguing labors- I recollect of receiving another letter from you after the time of your dear mother's death. It was in answer


Waukesha, Wisc.

Date Original

1904-02-02 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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Reel 14, Image 0053

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Page 2


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