John Muir


Helen and Wanda [Muir]


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[Page 1] Near Bergen Norway July 31, 1893 8:30 PM

My dear sweet little Helen & Wanda. The ship is going very fast through the beautiful blue water among a lot of island and is shaking so much I can hardly write. In a few minutes we will be at a queer looking Norwegian town called Bergen and there I will go ashore and send this letter to you. Tomorrow evening we will start back to Scotland where we will land about Wednesday night then I’m going to London and Switzerland and then


[Near] Bergen, Norway

Date Original

1893 Jul 31


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier

1893 July 31 JM to daughters

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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1893 July 31 JM to daughters p1


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