Alice Morse Earle


John Muir


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[1]FromAlice Morse Earle.[letterhead]My dear Mr Muir-I am deeply touched and much gratified at receiving your book "Our National Parks" - which you have sent me. Gratified am I not only because the book stirs and stimulates my fancy, but because I am proud to know, through this gift of yours, that you have not forgotten me. And I do so hate to be forgotten - The sting of death to me rests solely in the dread that no one may remember me. Since I first knew your Mountains of California, I have read every word of yours which I could find - among these words [some?] of the papers which now form this book. You have revealed to me through your writings, a new out-doors, on so entirely [illegible] my New England woods and fields that it might04378


Brooklyn, N. Y.

Date Original

[ca. 1909 ?]


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 35 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 1003

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Page 1


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