Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Jeanne C. Carr]

Transcription



In going to take your painter boys with me into one of my best sanctums on your recommendation for holiness, Emerson has sent me a profound little book styled The Growth of the Mind by Reed. Do you know it. It is full of fountain truth. Im glad your boys are safely back. Perhaps Ned & I may try that Andes field together. I would write to Mrs Moore but will wait untill she is better. Tell her the cascades & monntings of upper Hetch Hetch Hetch Hetch!!! I hope I may see you a few days soon I had a pretty letter from old Dr Torrey, & from Gray I have heard three or four times. I am ever cordially yrs John Muir

[ca 15 oct 1872]

[Original letter in mounted set of letters to Mrs. Carr, #89].

[Yosemite, Oct. 1872].

I’m going to take your painter boys with me into one of my best sanctums on your recommendation for holiness.
Emerson has sent me a profound little book styled "The Growth of the Mind "by Reed. Do you know it? It is full of fountain truth. I'm glad your boys are safely back. Perhaps Ned and I may try that Andes field together.
I would write to Mrs. Moore, but will wait until she is better. Tell her the cascades and mountings of upper Hetch Hetch Hetch ! ! I hope I may see you a few days soon.
I had a pretty letter from old Dr. Torrey, and from Gray I have heard three or four times.
I am,

Ever cordially yours,

John Muir

["Your painter boys" refer to Mr. Irwin and Mr. Keith, introduced by Mrs. Carr's letter of Oct. 2, (1872)].

Location

[Yosemite]

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 11.5 cm.(irregular)(fragment)

Resource Identifier

muir02_0973-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 02, Image 0973

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

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

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

2 pages

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