Sep. 4 1905
Dear Mr President:
Many thanks for your good Samaritan letter. Caring for me in the midst of so great a throng of heavy affairs is most touchingly friendly & kind.
How great a work for peace & fair play God is giving you to do, & how nobly you are doing it.- building a monument of Heaven's simple unchangeable foundational righteousness in the sight of all nations. Truly blessed are the peacemakers. At home all hearts are yours, & abroad how many millions more.
Dr Mr P. I thank you for yr good Samaritan letter. Thinking of me in the midst of so many heavy affairs is most touchingly friendly & kind. How "great & good a work for universal peace & fair play God is giving you to do & how nobly you are doing it. At home all hearts are yours, & abroad over all the world how many millions more. Truly blessed are the peacemakers. Building a monument of Heaven's simple unchangeable foundational righteousness in the sight of all the nations.
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Theodore Roosevelt], 1905 Sep 4." (1905). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3417.
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