[letterhead]Cairo Nov 19, 03Dear Louie Wanda Helen & all of you. I wish I could get a letter from you saying you were well But alas! that seems impossible & so I can only hope & pray.I've been up the Nile as far as the 1st Catar[illegible] at Aswan, about 700 miles from the sea. I went by steamer & returned by rail. The trip was interesting in many ways03309The noble famous [ful?] old stream laden with fertile mud from the [hot?] heart of the continent - the millions of date palms in groves & lines along its banks,- the broad green fields of corn & milles & of sugar cane bounded in the hot hazy distance by brown & yellow [illegible]rts where sand is ever in motion by the winds. The curious mud villages & mud-colored inhabitants & the wonderful ruins of great cities temples obelisks etc pyramids & tombs etc
1903 Nov 19
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