-, deer, wild cats, coyotes, etc - and many familiar and many strange birds I was not able to stay but three days, but in that time I was out in the woods a good many hours. I counted rings on stumps, but I found no trees more than 125 yrs old. However, I did not wonder far into the deeper woods where the great walnuts are so plentiful. I saw either the log [illegible]ck or the ivory billed wood pecker - (he did not stay long
Chicago, Mar 14, '03
Dear Mr. Muir,
Your very kind letter reached me two days ago. I thank you very much for the cordial invitation to your mountains. I hope I may be able to accept it before many years, and that I may be so fortunate as to see you, as well.
Last week I took
1903 Mar 14
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
Morgan, May, "Letter from May Morgan to John Muir, 1903 Mar 14." (1903). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2552.
Reel 13, Image 0270
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