John Muir


Henry Randall


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3Behring Sea on the Steamer Corwin in search for the lost Jeanette Expedition during which I saw a good deal of the frozen Arctic region along the coast of Siberia & the northern extremity of the N. American continent. Later I spent a little time in Montana, Idaho, Colorado Arizona - Also in the New England States & Southward through Delaware, Virginia, the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama & Florida - studying the forests mostly. Also made a short run into Canada. In 1893 I went to my old home in Scotland., visited Ireland, England, Norway, Switzerland, & Italy. In the summer of 1899 I joined the "Harriman Alaska Expedition" The Narrative part was published this last fall & you should try to get it from your Worcester Library. It is splendidly illustrated. I wrote one of the Chapters of the first volume. Last summer I took my two girls, 15 & 19 yrs. old to Yosemite & eastward toward the summit at the headwaters of the00215


Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1901 Dec 20


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 28 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 1017

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