Julius A. Penn


John Muir


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[4]management of the Club [illegible]d its many employees. I did not desire either position - as they tie me down too close to Manila and I was anxious to get on wherever an opportunity should come and see more of the islands. I have the promise of a little trip next Sunday to an interesting mountain town near the south end of the Laguna de Bay - In December or January I hope, if the [regiment?] be still here in Manila, to take a few weeks trip to the mountains in the north of Luzon, armed with a camera and yes a few good pictures of some of the interesting scenes along some of the trails of our former Campaigns. Early in the coming year, a general [1]Cuartel [diacritic] de Espana [diacritic], ManilaSeptember 21, 1904.My Dear Friend.I wish to thank you for your book on the "Mountains of California" which you so kindly sent me. It has been a source of great pleasure to me and I have had more genuine enjoyment from reading your many beautiful descriptions of mountain - forest, place and animal life, then any book has given me for a long time. In fact I think that more than03444


Cuartel de Espana, Manila

Date Original

1904-09-21 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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