John Muir


[Katharine Hooker]


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1912[letterhead]On the steamship Windhuk, Zanzibar harbor, Feb. 2, 1912Dear friend:Los Angeles days begin to look langsyney & the sea & continent spaces between us awfully wide. Nevertheless you have always been in sight--heartsight--and oftentimes I've though of you & Marian in the midst of infinite work wishing you were able to enjoy some of the more accessible of the wonderful places I've been wandering in, all of them full of immortal good things. My luck throughout all the trip has been wonderful, clearing ways through everything, guding apparently as stars are guided.Anyhow it seems that on this pair of hot wild continents I've


Zanzibar [E. Africa]

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1912 Feb 2


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Reel 20, Image 0805

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