Geo[rge] G. Kip


John Muir


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Lake Ma[illegible]ald (Mont.) but an attack of renal colic, which seized me on the trail, made all the party think they would bring back a corpse, which was a mistake as this foolish letter proves.Very truly yoursGeo. G. KipOctober 1st 1907-jealously disgusted wh[illegible] a lady tell me she had met you only a few weeks previously in the Petrified Forests of Arizona.Can you not come to us some time?Have you ever gone over the summit of Mt. Washburn in the Yellowstone? Charley and I did it last summer and met twelve mountain sheep!; on the very summit and never have I seen such a display of flowers as there are just below the summit on the Road to Yancey's and Camp Roosevelt-On your advice we visited


Morristown, N. J.

Date Original

1907-10-01 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

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Reel 16, Image 1077

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