John Muir


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You are truly a lucky fellow & I heartily congratulate you & with best wishes am very truly yours



My dear Prof. Pickard [ ]

I should have [answered] thanked you replied to your kind review [supportive] [notion/picture] of my humble but glorious life had I not wanted to learn what I could of poor, much enduring Mrs. Carr. She is now living at Santa Paula Ventura Co. with a brother of Prof Carr’s [brother]. Well cared for, her [memory] mostly gone helpless, yet cheerful holding onto life with wonderful tenacity like a storm beaten fire scarred [redwood] sequoia. Some 4 or 5 years ago when last I saw her, her memory began to fail though her health was good and in long walks she seemed tireless. Then after

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