Mildred Price Fenhagen
sings at the heart of it."Believe meEver sincerely yours,Mildred Price FenhagenaddressMrs. G. Corner Fenhagenc/o Gov. Architect OfficeManilaPhilippine Is.November twenty-seventhManila, P.I.[letterhead]Dear Mr. Muir,Your "Three Experiences in the Yosemite" I came across but recently. I enjoyed them particularly for they refreshed memories of the loveliest summer I have ever spent. And you made that summer, in which I needed rest and [could?] breathe deeply of the calm and beauty of the National Park which surrounded me, possible, as you have made05306
it possible for so many others who have longed for the great out-of doors in nature's vastness but who have had no way of experiencing it.And now I want to remind you of a promise made long ago. Later you added the condition that it was provided I go after it, but here I am in the far away Philippines with a husband and a baby to care for, so how can I?
Won't you send me your picture. I should so much like to have it?I am sending you a booklet of Wright Mabie which I hope you have not already read. You must be of like disposition for as he puts it you have had "the vision of the great world as it lies in the imagination, and heard that deep and incommunicable music which
Manila [Philippine Is.]
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.
Fenhagen, Mildred Price, "Letter from Mildred Price Fenhagen to John Muir, [1912 ?] Nov 27." (1912). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6401.
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