John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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002076to rest & see new sights & eat new food. The Dr. would find cooking here according to his own heart & everybody would grow fat. even old bony me. Mt. Baker makes a find show from here & the long line of the Olympic Range snowy & ice-sculptured. While the honeysuckle cottages & green fields & orchards along the many arms of the bay mingles with the dark spring woods of the Douglass spruce are very picturesque though the town as a whole shows but little life & would be called insufferably dull by booming enterprizing americans. Continue in the meantime to direct your letter to SeattleEveryours John Muir with love


Victoria, B. C.

Date Original

1888 Jul 23


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 1080

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Page 4


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