[John Muir]


Louie [Wanda Muir]


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[4]61& we paid him a visit Sargent had met him ten years ago but Munroe had forgotten him so he had to introduce himself then he introduced me Mr Muir. He asked eagerly "John Muir is it John Muir the writer?" Then he gave us a grand welcome & said it was the greatest good fortune of the year etc. Then Mrs Munroe came in & she seemed yet more delighted etc etc. [in margin: Goodnight off we go - Goodbye]Munroe had visited the glacier & written a book about the trip. So Alaska & Florida came cordially together today.We are just about to start for the streamer which sails late this evening for Key West, will be there before noon tomorrow We expect to sleep well as out course is mostly through inland water It is warm, some mosquitoes but we are quite well.Love to thee & the darlings & MaggieEver Your loving husband


Miami, Fla.

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Original letter dimensions: 24 x 15 cm.

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