Casper Whitney


John Muir


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[8]of the Club could send him a pr[illegible] &cHe was an officer of the British Army in India, and his wife, I think, grew up near their present home - they travel much & are nice people - He tells me he knows Mr Keith. His wife is a joyous, merry hearted woman who would be delightful on an outing.What have you published since your return from the East, (we say east - but perhaps you call it West)?Believe me always with most love admiration of your daughters and of your great hearted and wisely philosophic selfYour friend J. S. Merriam.[5]enjoy them without, almost th[illegible] [illegible] of Robin Hood to seek you out.And I am sure your keen observation has produced much to tell of the Fossil Forests in which I assume you lived at Alamana and all through that wonderful belt of trees so strangely preserved from decay - I never forget the one day I spent in [driving?] to the cliffs and among the [ships?] of that great lumber yard & logs cast down from the logers above. Will you not let me know03698


New York

Date Original

1906-02-19 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 14 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 16, Image 0115

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