[John Muir]


[Jeanne C.] Carr


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[4] 3 O the music that is blessing me now the sun of last week has given the grandest notes of all the yearly anthem#9185 00194[5] [4.?] I said that I was going to stop here untill morning & pray a whole blessed night with the falls & the moon but I am too wet & must go down An hour or two ago I went out somehow on a little seam that extends along the wall behind the falls. I suppose I was in a trance but I can positively say that I was in the body for it is sorely battered & wetted As I was gazing pass the thin edge of the fall & away beneath the column to the brow of the rock



Date Original

1871 Apr 3


Original letter dimensions: 13.5 x12 cm.

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Reel 02, Image 0407

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Page 3


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