Francis E. Corey
[letterhead]Alhambra, Cal., Aug 19 1910John MuirAuthor and Naturalist who has made all the World love the Sierras of California.Dear SirSeveral years ago I read your publications in Scribners and became deeply interested in the Yosemite - I was then in Massachusetts.My home has been in California nine years, but I did not see the wonderful valley till this present summer.04852[letterhead]Alhambra, Cal., ..........................190.....Standing before the Yosemite Falls I recalled your description and fancied I saw you climbing the cliffs and s[illegible] in the spray.My feelings were so wrought upon by the Falls that I tried to give expression to the impression which swept through me and have written something in verse. If I have your permission I would like to dedicate the lines to you - Would you be willing to have your name in that connection?Sincerely YoursFrancis E. Corey04852
1910 Aug 19
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