Louie [Strentzel Muir]
long journey to the Cri[illegible] & Cac[illegible] & on accross Asia to Pekin. It is a great wild land but the city though civilized & outwardly like other great cities is in many ways strange & I often long for the free wood & mountains. The officials great & small are all most polite & obliging & thanks to our credentials expect to make[letterhead]Le July 3 1903Dear Louie: We reached this great city of 1.200 000 inhabitants four days ago & expect to leave for Moscow tomorrow evening. Have had a busy interesting time visiting the Winter palace, Peterhoff the National Gallery of paintings - grand affairs - the parks gardens & principal streets etc & the officials with reference to our03270
1903 [Jun] 29
Original letter dimensions: 22 x 28.5 cm.
Reel 13, Image 0692
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