Creator

John Muir

Creator

[John Muir]

Recipient

[James Davie] Butler

Transcription

Martinez Feb. 18th, 1888- Prof. Butler My dear old friendI am delighted to see that with steady heart & hand you cab still seek & find those who love you [stricken phrase] . [ crossed out? Still pegging away at Greek by the thousand pages & getting from side to side of continents & seas with the gazing ardor & enthusiasm of youth. Happy man to so soon have learned the blessedness of action & so steadfastly] no sloth. no rush sill pegging away at Greek by the 1000 pages & getting from side to side of the continents & seas with the gazing ardor & enthusiasm of youth. Happy man Ever deep in the blessedness of action & so ever young, the light of youth & the light of age & the light of all the years between blending together into one serene Plan, & like the sunshine of a summers day becoming more beautiful more divine as the evening draws near03324

Location

Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1888 Feb 18

Source

Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir05_0990-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0990

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

1 page

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