G. Frederick Schwarz


John Muir


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[letterhead]3would require the wanderings of many summers, so full is the region of Nature's intimate whisperings and of every kind of majesty and beauty.In your Mountains of California and National Parks many a half-forgottenscene and impression dear to memory was renewed and made vivid once more; and in this book I have found a similar pleasure. When[letterhead]4you tell of the grand, heavenly architecture of the clouds that was built up over the Sierra peaks day after day, certain memorable September days of 1903 come back to me, when I lingered in the upper Kern canyon on my way to Mt. Whitney. Here there arose every morning some of the most expressive, incomparable cloud scenery that05268


Santa Barbara, Calif.

Date Original

1912 Sep 1


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 1273

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Page 2


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