John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir]


Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Oct. 5. 1898

Dear Helen.

I got telegram from Huntsville yesterday glad to know you are well.
We had a fine trip on Black Warrior River & saw canebrakes & magnificent flowers & trees the weather is hot. We can get no further south on account of Yellow fever. Now we turn North by Birmingham Chattanooga & Lexington. Will be in New York in a week or so have letters sent there & to Jamaica Plains.
We leave here in a few minutes. The streets are grand oak [illegible] trees Willows water & [illegible] oak. a [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible]



Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Date Original

1898 Oct 5


Original letter dimensions: 7.5 x 13 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0341

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