John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]


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[3][illegible] forest could be so beautiful a place after my own heartIn an hour or two we sail for Sidney where I shall leave this fine ship which has been my home for more than a month. After some days in the Blue Mountains back of Sidney I mean to go to New Zealand which I ought to see now I am here, tho I ought to be at home Then up to Java by New Guinea to Japan & then straight for S. F. I long awfully to see you Love to all again & againEver [illegible] [illegible] J. M.


Melbourne, Australia

Date Original

1903 Dec 28


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0922

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Page 2


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