John Muir


Louie Strentzel


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from here & Seattle. some of them gathered on the Fraser The [illegible] boat rolled & heaved at a most extravagant rate — yesterday & the smell from the kitchen etc so compound & novel altogether made me a little sea-sick. It was calm or nearly so in the afternoon after entering the straits of F[illegible] & I curled up on the upper deck in a coil of rope back of one of the hatches & enjoyed a nap Good bye. Be patient. Heaven bless you. How you would enjoy this wild north scenery. Some day I will at least tell about it[in margin: Ever cordially yours John Muir]


Victoria, B. C.

Date Original

[1879] Jul 10


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 17.5 cm.

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Reel 03, Image 1108

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