John Muir


Louie [Wanda Muir]


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[Page 5] particular. I also saw much to interest me in the formation of the broad plains of Belgium & northern France. The people too were interesting and the old towns and castles. I’ll tell you about them when I get home. This afternoon I spent an hour in Westminster Abby – Heavens what a place. Before leaving for the north I mean to see the Tower also around which so much of the history of England centers. I keep fretting and wondering about your trouble with your eyes Wanda keeps telling about the pain they give you. Do try & find the cause and take the necessary steps no matter what to get rid of it. Maggie too I learn is suffering with prostration from the heat as I feared she would. Tee her to go to the coast and never mind


London [England]

Date Original

1893 Aug 28


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier

1893 Aug 28 JM to Louie

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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1893 Aug 28 JM to Louie p5


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