John Muir


[A. H., Fay, Emma and Frank Sellers]


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New YorkJune 241893.Dear friends, I'm off today on the Etruria for Liverpool. Keith went nearly three weeks ago. He is in a fussy hurry & I dont know whether I can catch him in the European wilderness or not as I am not at all familiar with the canons there. I had no intention of staying here so long, but I couldn't help it. The Century people took possession of me & made me go to dinners, clubs, famous people, places & things without number rhyme or reason. Strange to say many of the people seem to know me well - though until now I have hidden in the deepest shadows of the wilderness. I have had a good time every [way?] have been treated in royal style, & have even gained some new glacial


New York

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1893 Jun 24


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