[Charles Sprague] Sargent
Dec. 31, 1893.
My dear Sargent,
How does the Silva come on? I have just written to [illegible] our publishers to send me all the volumes ready. I had a grand time in Norway & Switzerland got hold of some good telling facts as well as lots of pure enjoyment. Had a grand day with Hooker in London & another in his fine home
at Sunningdale. How sturdily the grand old botanist stands up to his work - pegging away at the flora of India. In Scotland & England I saw many charming homes & pleasure groun[illegible] but none finer than yours. Never shall I forget the blending of your rhododendron with the sunset sky the happy days I spent with you When are you going to India? Let me know when you are ready & I'll go with you if you'll let me. I've been reading the two vols of Grays letters & noticed many pleasant things about yourself - Gray was one of the brightest sweetest & most charitable of men.
With best wishes for the New Year & Kind remembrances to all your happy family I am truly your friend John Muir
1893 Dec 31
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Charles Sprague] Sargent, 1893 Dec 31." (1893). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1024.
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