Emily Bell


John Muir


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UNCLE SAMI know Uncle Sam; he's a great old man;He lives in this big round world;He always wins; he does what he can;His banner is never furled.If he wants a rope, he soon gets that,It's made of the Manila brand.He gives fifty millions for his Panama hat,Just the thing for that heated land.Being hungry one day, the Sandwich IslesSoon gave the old man a meal;From California not a few milesHe goes to Alaska for seal.He's very fond of Washington--The man who couldn't lie;The latter's face--it always won--Takes letters from Shanghai.In short, your Uncle is a great old man,To match him is hard to do;All his enemies from him ranAnd for peace were forced to sue.Edward J. Bell.03438


Glacier Point, [Yosemite]

Date Original

1904-09-03 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0522

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Page 3


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