in California that could go any where and not be beholden to a Match and that his name was Muir - I felt that way after reading your last book-
[in margin: 356]
April 8 1902.
Mr John Muir
My Dear Sir.
Your letter of [March?] 25th rec'd. I thank you for your [kindness?] in seeking my name to M[illegible]. I hope to be able, some day, to take in some of California's [features?] with you. What an indomitable nature see[illegible] you are to enter Kings River Canon [diacritic] in Winter!
I was glad to [read?] a characteristic, appreciative sketch of you in "Out West" for March - and to see your face there. In [Nov?] 1901 number of his [newspaper?] Lu[illegible] said something like this:- "I have [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] control hundreds of thousands of their fell[illegible]s, & hundreds of millions of their fell[illegible]'s [illegible] - go all day long [illegible] for a s[illegible], or all night shivering in camp - because no one had a match! So sub[illegible]ent are we to a sorry little [illegible]ter with a [illegible] of [illegible] on the tip!" I wrote Lummis and told him that there was one man
Koloa, Kauai [Hawaii]
1902 Apr 8
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.
Goodhue, E., "Letter from E. Goodhue to John Muir, 1902 Apr 8." (1902). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4641.
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