Raymond B. Pease
that I can think of has done as much to idealize for me that wonderful country.I am truly sorry that Hetch Hetchy was lost to materialism. Let me say however that in a greater realm, the "mend of man" the fight has not been lost'.If, as you suggest, I shall one day meet you and talk with you your great Mountains, I shall indeed be most proud and happy to do so.Faithfully yours,Raymond B. PeaseLaramie, Wyo.March 15, 1914.Mr. John Muir.Martinez, Calif.My dear Mr. Muir:I was extremely gratified to receive your acknowledgement of my "Tahoma" poems and I want to tell you that for a long time I have desired to express my own gratitude for the inspiration given me by our writings on California and Alaska. This is therefore a welcome opportunity.05723
1914 Mar 15
Original letter dimensions: 16 x 26 cm.
Reel 22, Image 0239
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