J. F. Crosett


J. F. Crosett


John Muir



Mar 16[illegible] 1887

John Muir Esq


The [illegibl e]Daniel Palmer is sent a plow in [illegible] at $25 per month as on order

Yours J. F. Crosset NY

[math problems bottom of page] 02462

[illegible] know how you or me or addressing [illegible] [illegible] I [illegible] a path of large [illegible] ran as [illegible] [moist?] ground. What are you doing here. When do you get the [illegible] What going to do with them

[illegible] [illegible] [refreshing?] scenes more wonderful than the [illegible] or of the interest attached to everything. Nothing seems [illegible] or dear or [illegible] [illegible] the [illegible] streams [illegible] grass flrs birds all [take?] our attention even to the [mosquitoes?] we feel like stop to talk to them & [illegible] happy fellow how fortunate you are to live [here?] [illegible] this [illegible] day How happy you must be to the streams [illegible] from a crystal bed you have to flow over every drop of your sparkling domain water must feel happy. Well may you dance & sing to [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] sky to

dip your head into what sunshine to warm & [illegible] kindle your crystals wh may my crystal on your [bodies?] grin in [illegible] every day thrill with joy. I [illegible] beautiful eyes how fair the pictures that fold you [illegible] [illegible] the [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] the fringe of trees & flrs about your brows. Well may your spangles glow & [throb?] Cool shadows fresh rain & snow blessing & [illegible] all the [illegible] to [steam?] where [came?] you my friend [illegible to end of page]


San Francisco, [Calif]

Date Original

1887 Nov 16


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0882

Collection Identifier

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

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



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