[Jeanne C.] Carr
920 Valencia St San Francisco Feb 18th – 79.
Dear Mrs Carr.
Yesterday I sent you by mail five dollars worth of tree seeds, according to directions. They seemed fresh, & I was assured they were so. Hope they may grow as well as they can for you, & at least hint the beauty of their homes & their fathers. I have been strongly tempted to make another visit to southern Cala, but have concluded the season is too far gone. Your letter lay at John Swetts some time, so the seeds may not reach you in time though I suppose Allie will attend to the planting. I am glad to think of Allie as a tiller of the soil Good luck to the boy.
I am now quartered with Mr Upham, [ Payots?] partner, & am well off – though the writing mood has not yet appeared. Remember me to the Congars & Allie. May you find your farm always a heaven, taking nothing of politics into it when you leave Sacramento.
I saw Mr Moore last Sunday. His is a sad case. No heaven for him this side the mysterious one built on faith. Cordially Yrs, John Muir.
1879 Feb 18
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Jeanne C.] Carr, 1879 Feb 18." (1879). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 468.
Reel 03, Image 1006
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