in the study of your gospel of nature-love.According to our mutual regard for the great work you have done, we have honored our children with your name.On the seventh of March a son was born to us, whom we have named John Muir French - and our daughter, born sixteen months before, we have called Muriel, for we had intended her brother's name for our first born.I trust that at some time it may be our privilege to meet you, and it is my earnest hope that John Muir French may live to know you many, many years hence.Very respectfully yours,Harold French.3104 Ellis St., Berkeley, April 5, 1904.Mr John Muir,Sir,I take great pleasure in being introduced to you by mail through the kindness of Mr John Swett. it has never been my pleasure to have known you personally, but as an author, my wife and I have long felt a deep and growing admiration for you.Your word-pictures are to 03352
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