Annie K. Bidwell


John Muir


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[4]rejoicing in more glorious visions, but I believe that the beautiful which has become a part of our being here, will ever remain with us, to add to our future enjoyment. For are these not the works of God, who is eternal!How I do thank you for this precious gift; not only for its intrinsic value--for it will carry me into the loved scenes again and lift me "to the very skies" of enjoyment. but for your though of me, on this line.General exclaimed, "Oh [illegible]! What a precious gift! We must read it together!" I wish I could have gone to Martinez the past,[1]Dear Mr Muir,What a deluightful surprise is mine in receiving your precious gifts! Words fail me to express the emotions elicited on opening the package and finding of what it consisted!Memories most precious fairly surged about me! Our exhilerating trampts and campings, almost01881


[Rancho Chico, Calif]

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Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.

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Reel 08, Image 0541

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