[H. F.] Osborn
At Shanghai left the Sargents set out on a grand trip alone free to India, Egypt, Ceylon, Australia, New Zealand, hence by way of Port Darwin, Timor through the Malay Archipelago to Manila, Thence to Hong Kong again Japan home by Honolulu. Had perfectly glorious times in India, Australia, New Zealand. The flora of Australia New Zealand are so novel and exciting I had to begin botanical studies over again, working night and day with endless enthusiasm. And what wondrous beasts and birds7 too? are there:Do write and let me know how you all are. Remember me with kindest regards to Mrs. Osborn and the children and believe me ever Faithfully yours John Muir03409
circa [1904 Jul 16]
Original letter dimensions: 23.5 x 17 cm.
Reel 14, Image 0382
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