John Muir


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Marrane Hanson, aged 13 Our darling girl her body is sleeping beneath the free-lands sod [than] vast loved by parents dearly but thy spirit [has] is gone to God. [Sketch] Anna Maria [Lewkes] aged 9 yr [years] I learned what I could while I stayed with you here but my father has called me away. For some noble work He has for me to do and you see I had for to obey. cornice the snow fell away in grand oval slopes a mile or more in length margined with lilac shadows. The ruins E & W here characterized by [ava] pathways sheer & smooth. To the E the Wasatch stretching like a flat topped wall conspicuously ridged stratified outcrops, laden down several thousand feet from the summit. May 25th 1877 Blue Penstemons foot of San Pete Valley. While Eriogonum Red Malva more abundant & lux coming from the North. Yel [yellow] Erigeron

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