[Jeanne C.] Carr
Yosemite Valley Apr 13th 1873
Dear Mrs Carr,
Indian Tom goes out the valley tomorrow, with this I send you “Hetch Hetchy” Last year I wrote a description of H Hetchy & sent it to Prof Runkle Not having heard of it since I thought it lost in some waste basket, but today I received a Boston letter stating that a Hetch H from my pen appeared in the Boston Transcript of about March 12, 73 wh may possibly be the article in question. If so this present H H will be found to contain a page or two of the same, but this is about three times as large, & all rewritten etc. That Tuolumne song of fine Cantos (“Nature loves the [in margin: (“fire] number may perhaps be better out. If
you think it unfit for the public Keep it to thyself. I never can Keep my pen perfectly sober when it gets into the bounce & hurra of Cascades, but it never has broken into rhyme before. Love to [underlined: all], & “Fare Ye well my ain Jean”
(The Kerchiefs hae come from Bentons, & a pkg’ of books from Daggett _________
[in margin: #86]
1873 Apr 13
Original letter dimensions: 21 x 13 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from [John Muir] to [Jeanne C.] Carr, 1873 Apr 13." (1873). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1523.
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