Creator

Louie Strentzel Muir

Recipient

Johannes Reimers

Transcription

Stockton March 23-1905 Dear Mrs Muir, I have made a recommendation to the Superintendent for the improvements of the [ ] grounds at [ ] of which were speaking the other day. And while I have not a final report on the matter, it looks as if the recommendation would be followed. I will know in a short time and will then inform you. [next] week I’ll send to you or bring you the [ ] I promised you and also [ ] good plants of the [Archolis grandis]. I sent a man down to Muir the other day to [ ] and he has reported to me that he has finished the work. I am very busy fighting weeds and planting more trees and palms down in the San Joaquin. The valley is more beautiful than I ever saw it before. The wide fields [ ] to cry with joy. And the cry is catching to the son of man, so that he goes forth singing in the vast wilderness. At this time of the year a great longing comes to me for the mountains. There, after all, is the greatest escpression, the most jubilant call. There are [ ] [ ] to the tremendous something which many call God—there and in the [ ] of the [ ] sea. We are all well. With best regards to all Sincerely yours Johannes Deimers

Location

Stockton, CA

Date Original

1905-03-23

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

1905 Mar 23 Johannes Riemers

Copyright Statement

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Owning Institution

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

Pages

3 pages

Keywords

Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters

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