Myra C. Marshall


John Muir


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[2]school with a troublesome tooth. She is a great little lover of Nature and was delighted over all the beautiful places, things, and descriptions you have given us.I love the dear old Sierra with a real affection, and each sentence I read goes straight to my heart.No one save a San Joaquin native could fully appreciate your description [3]of those first days in the foothills and on the old Coulterville road with the dust and heat and fascination.But to me, after my six trips into the Yosemite over the same old road, it is more real than life itself.In reading your books my thoughts so often revert to that never-to-be-forgotten trip from Aspen to Soda Springs and Conness when you taught me to see and appreciate innumerable


[Washington, D. C.]

Date Original

1912 Nov 25


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 1437

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