John Muir


Louie [Wanda Muir]


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[Page 2] I can talk to people. Even after riding only an hour or two in a car. The people I have spoken to shake hands with me at parting saying I’m glad sir I have met you I’m truly obliged to you for your information and I wish you a safe and happy journey. On the trip of twelve days to Norway almost everybody on the ship thanked me for what I told them about the scenery - the shaping of the mountains etc. – and there was a grand hearty shaking of hands and invitations to their homes when we were parting. Although the Scotch and English are so reserved and slow to make


London [England]

Date Original

1893 Aug 8


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 11 cm.

Resource Identifier

1893 Aug 8 JM to Louie

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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1893 Aug 8 JM to Louie p2


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