Snowing & winter seems to have come, but my winter will be a short one this year. As on the 19th of November I am sailing for Egypt to take a trip up the Nile. A dear friend of mine has invited me to go as her guest. So you see I am bound. My eyes will not see such glories as yours discover for they are not as developed to the wonders of Gods world. but I know there will be many beautiesOctober 31st[letterhead]Dear Mr MuirYou were sadly missed in Island Park after you left us last August & often since you have been in my thoughts & I have wished for another of the quiet [house?] like [illegible] we passed together when the Great Tetons were our distant neighbors & the great meadows our friends. Here today it has been 05595
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