[Victor H. Henderson]
Martinez Apr 3, 1903
I prefer No. 5 of the Yosemite trip itineraries. I would suggest a slight change in it for May 17th going up the trail only as far as the foot of the Upper Yosemite Fall, a thousand feet above the Valley floor, instead of to the head of it. And for May 18th perhaps it would be better for most of the party to leave out the Signal Peak trip, since the time is so short & the rides so long. Too much will be crowded into the four days anyhow. Rapid restless motion will make
Mr Victor Henderson
everybody tired; men & horses scenery & wheels will be whirling & dancing like bowl[illegible]ers in pot-holes, & the impressions made by the grand landscapes are sure to be hazy however profound. Nature cannot be forced to tell her story in a hurry.
1903 Apr 3
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from [John Muir] to [Victor H. Henderson], 1903 Apr 3." (1903). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2585.
Reel 13, Image 0386
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