Roland, Linda & G[eorge] Hansen


[John Muir]


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[4]FIRST DISTRIBUTION.Oxalis Cernua: Buttercup.Yellow: Joy: Childhood."Rejoice in every good thing which the Lord thy God hath given unto thee."DEUT. XXVI, 11.SECOND DISTRIBUTION.Oxalis versicolor: Grand Duchess.Pink: Contentment: Age."Not that I speak in respect of want, for I have learned, in whatever state I am, therewith to be content. I know both how to be abased and I know how to abound; everywhere and in all things I am instructed both to be full and to be hungry, both soabound and so suffer need. I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."PHIL. IV,11-13THIRD DISTRIBUTION.Oxalis Deppei.Red: Affection : Youth.Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee, for whither thou goest I will lodge; thy people shall be my people and thy God."RUTH I, 16.


[Berkeley, Calif.]

Date Original

1906 Autumn


Original letter dimensions: 15.5 x 47 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0497

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University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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Page 4


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