L[oulu] P[erry] O[sborn]
Hetch-Hetchy. It is simply perfectly exquisite! and so beautiful, and climaxically!! So convincing, that here! Sign this covenant with me by a letter to me addressed Glacier P:O Montana[Aug, 1910] 8500 ft above sea.In camp. just under Flat Tops.38 miles above Lake McDonald.My dear friend.I have just finished reading yr chapter on the 05139
saying "I will", and it is that you send this chapter [just?] as I have it, down to Taft, and, it will clinch the question, now is the time for this great putting of the subject as you have done it in this chapter, to be used, and please do this, Send this typed chapter, and the Hetch-Hetchy will remain a glory, and a joy forever-!! I await yr
place it is! Tell [illegible]ia about it. They hurry me so good by for the present. Let me have yr South American address. Better still Do not go, but welcome us home to Castle Rock.A[illegible] yr friend L.P.O.[in margin: [illegible] H.H.N.G.]reply- "I will" or better. "I have".We long for you here. We camped yesterday at [Avalanch?] Basin Lake. What a superb05139
Lake McDonald [Mont.]
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
Osborn, Loulu Perry, "Letter from L[oulu] P[erry] O[sborn] to John Muir, [ca. 1910 Aug] ." (1910). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 5138.
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