Creator

Bailey Millard

Creator

[Bailey] Millard

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[3]

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.

[illegible] Millard

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Larkspur, Friday.

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

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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

Location

Larkspur

Source

Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir12_0913-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0913

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Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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