Carrie Boeker Jump
 [2-15-'14]My Dear Mr Muir,That you are one of the Beloved of our household may mean very little to you. We were four children of German Evangelical parents in Wisconsin, and we suffered much, and labored more. Your boyhood days took us back to our own and in every line we lived again through the struggle until the final emergence into a strange and almost unknown world. Your mountain books carry us up and over steep passes, through, canyons and forests, and we watch the little water ouzels build their nests, but this Boyhood & youth has brought from us the oft repeated word "yes, he knows" "Truly, he understands!" how we too worked and suffered in silence - with our Aladdin's lamp ever at hand, and fire enough in our brain.Two years ago I went again to the05708
1914 Feb 15
Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.
Reel 22, Image 0181
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