Betty Averell


John Muir


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[2]& Port. Rico. After that we have a glimpse of Kingston on Jamaica & of Hayti & [then?] the Panama-Colon Canal. When I get that far I shall long to have the Canal flooded so that I might sail through & up the coast & call on you!Every green blossom that grows makes me wish you were here to really reveal the beauty in your spirit words[1][letterhead][in margin: be back in Rochester Feb 6th 890 East Avenue is our new number! Your next to last letter never reached me. [illegible] it was your turn to write!-Best wishes & my love to you,Betty Averell.]Dear Mr MuirI cant tell you how pleased I was to have your Christmas greetings & your new year wishes. They certainly brought me good luck for here I am bordering on your tropical country. Seeing the wonders of this old Spanish land [illegible][illegible] in Cuba05359Jan 21st


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Date Original

[1913] Jan 21


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 28.5 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0065

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