Casper Whitney


John Muir


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[6]what you write touching all this or anything else- for you have few more sincere lovers of your books, or articles or talks than your old friend — whose hair is growing no darker and whose face no younger - but in all he loses he loves the more your poetry of nature, and our matchless interpretation - and thank heaven he is permitted to see so much with your eyes -Do you, or let the girls, call my attention to it all—[7]during the few years that remain to me- You are blessed that so much light remains to lighten your home.—So long away from so rich a nature only can be made up for by days or nights of talk.We shall be back in a few days but my own home is broken up, though my son's is open to me. It is all so much more difficult in a great [illegible] city, to reestablish an ingle side.On board, there is a Captain Francis Ward & wife of Kenwood Senoma County - who much desire to join the Sierra Club- Perhaps the Secty


New York

Date Original

1906-02-19 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 14 x 21.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0117

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Page 5


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