00803 July 24, 1878 Alhambra 24/778Friend Muir Poison Switch must be heard-centre of the d[illegible] Serth gardens, those delightful places where exuberant nature exhausts itself on the mountain [illegible] & Sage brush. However it is consoling to know that your ideality can smooth over the barren torridness of that region, raising only the beauty of nature upon [illegible] points. As for the fine bri[illegible] flavor of Nevada prunes, when I see before me juicy luxious peaches jackeled with cream & sugar I am a little doubtful about a [illegible] that could continually prefer
1878 Jul 24
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.
Reel 03, Image 0860
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