[John Muir]


[recipient unknown]


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[A]The Parson's family met on way to New Zealand glsI was glad to get yr letter I enjoyed with your father & mother camping very much - for it is always pleasant to hear from & be remembered by fellow travels in strange wild countries whose company one has enjoyed in the [wildest?] of Gods beautifuly wilderness in strange lands & I spent about a week in the Kauri woods & had a glorious time The "Kauri P[illegible]", Ag[illegible] Australis formerly called Dem[illegible] Australis is one of the very noblest & most impressive of all the great & beautiful trees[B]where acquaintance I've made in my long wonderings. I went to Sydney by the st[illegible] - a[illegible] [illegible] Then made an excursion about 2600 [illegible] far long into Queensland by rail stage & present carriage. All the way through forests many of them exceedingly beautiful with palms Eu[illegible], T[illegible] Figs & E[illegible]s of a hundred species but the glory of these forest are the 2 A[illegible] A. Bidwelli & A C[illegible] especially the B[illegible] a perfectly glorious tree as seen at home on


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Date Original

circa [ca. 1904]


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 23 cm.

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Reel 14, Image 0782

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