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



Circa Date

[18]72 Jan 10


Original letter dimensions: 12.5 x 11.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 0645

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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