John Muir


Wanda [Muir]


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[2]picture one of them took unknown to me at the time on the Nile steamerHere also is a postal card for Dorothy. I think I enclosed one for Miriam at Cairo.What a strange desert region this Red Sea & canal country is — But I must get ready to go Goodbye darling & darlings & Heaven ever keep you with tenderest love. Affectionately your Father J. M.[1][letterhead]Port Said, Nov 22 19034 P.M.My dear Wanda,A few days ago at Cairo I wrote I intended going to Australia The steamer Barbarosa, a big 10,000 ton ship bound for that far antipodal Eucalyptus land has been signaled outside & in a few hours I expect to get aboard. Three Bells brother & sisters from Philadelphia are going as far as Ceylon & so I dont feel so lonesome.Here is a Kodak03310


Port Said [Egypt]

Date Original

1903 Nov 22


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 26.5 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0880

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