any the wiser, as Carlyle's carpenter told him. And you know books grow around here and all you have to do is to reach out and pick 'em off. So come. If it be Tuesday, [illegible] send word and I'll meet you, or any day at any hour, but of course you know the ce[illegible] will not wait long for you. Regards to Mrs. Muir and the young ladies.
Dear Mr. Muir:
I have been watching the c[illegible] very closely for the past few weeks - and now is the time. It is spraying out in all its glory and in a few days will be at it perfectest. Can't you come Tuesday, or some day close to it? You know, you
promised. And beside until you have seen this sift of the hills you have not fulfilled your earthly mission. [illegible] is at its best, too, and all the country hereabout. If you want society you may have it, or perfect solitude, as I can give you a cabin with a rustic fire place in it, where you can write and write and nobody be
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Millard, Bailey, "Letter from [Bailey] Millard to John Muir, [ca. 1902 ?] ." (1902). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4806.
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