John Muir


[John Muir]


[Ralph Waldo Emerson]


Jan. 10th 72

Here is a a sheaflet of winter wheat ripe & mellow from fields of snow - A plume of Libocedrus golden with starninate cones. It will give you a tingle of beauty & I will be glad Would that you were here to sing this glorious Yosemite snow bound - to bathe in these fountain lights - to warm in these infountain loves what prayers push my Mary lo[illegible] call you hear to beckon you but I must choke them all back hush them all back for the snowbloom is deep on the mtns 09417




Original letter dimensions: 12.5 x 11.5 cm.

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