[in margin: It's late, must [illegible] to bed & get up early I'm feeling well & getting stronger in spite of the long rough rides & hot weather-][letterhead]Bombay Oct 23, 1903Dear Louie & childrenI expect to sail on the steamer "Peninsular" tomorrow for Egypt, lodging at [illegible]ez & going by rail to Cairo, I want also to see a little of Palestine if possibleI've seen far more of India than I expected The Simla region with its Deodar03305forests & views of the high white Himalaya was gloriously interesting & all the way down here is full of novel sights & sounds. I think Midge that the funniest thing was limber long legged long tailed monkeys running along side the railroad as if trying to keep up with the train for fun03305monkey boys I suppose, & sober old mammas setting on top of fence posts with babies in their arms, holding the youngsters so that they might get a good view while the train thundered past with [2?] rods of them. These wild monkeys are very tame for nobody molests them, the Hindoos however poor always try to help their tailed03305
1903 Oct 23
Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 13.5 cm.
Reel 13, Image 0856
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