Ja[me]s Wyllie


John Muir


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[letterhead]Aug 14th 1912.My Dear Mr. Muir,Your interesting and welcome letter of June 25th came duly to hand. I was gratified to find that your journeyings throughout a portion of Southern and Eastern Africa had proven of such an interesting and instructive character, and that you arrived home in good health. I was sorry when we arrived at Cape Town (where we have had our home for over 30 years) that I was unable to devote some time to you in showing you a number of beauty spots in the Cape Peninsula which you were unlikely to see alone. As you are, however, aware, my sprained foot prevented me from doing so.Mrs Wyllie and I have often wondered whether you would find the pleasure and gratification you anticipated from a Botanical and Geological point of view.We were quite sure, however, that you05250


Cape Town [S. Africa]

Date Original

1912 Aug 14


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 1191

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