In about a week I return to Calcutta Thence I intend to go in a round about course to Bombay seeing much by the way. Thence probably to Ceylon, & thence -(don't know how) home.I'm so thankful God has let me see His Himalaya, & so soon after it it seemed I would see but little more of anything here or elsewhere in this fine t[illegible]I'll write again before I leave these mountains Wish I could get a letter from you Ever your affectionate husband & fatherJohn Muir032993)Mt Everest & Kinchinjinga where over coats are required & good fires. I'm glorying in the crisp mountain air the first Ive breathed since leaving the Sierra & am regaining the health & flesh & lost in Russia. My appetite is better than it has been for years & I bid fair to grow fat in spite of tropic heat, hotels queer food & a" that. So much for health. I wish you could be here all of you & Maggie The climate is delightful & scenery glorious
1903 Oct 3
Original letter dimensions: 21 x 26.5 cm.
Reel 13, Image 0828
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