Creator

John Muir

Creator

[John Muir]

Recipient

Helen and Wanda [Muir]

Transcription

[letterhead]

Nov 13 1898

Darlings Helen & wanda.

This is a [queer?] old Spanish town almost the oldest in America. Read about it Parkman. Palms cactuses live oaks hung with long moss magnolias etc & ruins of castles & churches & a lot of [immense?] modern hotels [wearisomely?] grand in which one gets lost.
The best thing I saw coming down the coast from Washington through Virginia Georgia & upper Florida was the happy hopeful bands of bright green long leaf pines. The young ones springing up among grass & drawf palmettos. A cheerier brighter more beautiful set can not be imagined.

02501

Now we start for Miami

[in margin: 60]

Location

St. Augustine, Fla.

Date Original

1898 Nov 13

Source

Original letter dimensions: 24 x 15 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir10_0479-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0479

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

2 pages

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