Grace D. Skeek
as a surprise for me.The hours we spent in your company, Mr Muir, were amongst the most inspiring in our lives. They passed all too quickly and yet the memory of them will always last. We called you a friend even when our acquaintance was only through your books because you brought a great deal into our lives by helping us to see the wonders and beauties of nature and we felt indebted as to one who had done us an especialfavor.In one article you said that your chief aim in giving your writings to the public was to help people appreciate and love the mountains, the streams and the forests. How well you have succeeded you will probably never know. There must be many, many homes gladdened as ours has here by your thoughts: they are delightful fireside companions on winter evenings and the best and friendliest of
circa [1906 ?] Mar 30
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