John Muir


[John Muir]


Joanna [Muir Brown]


May 6th [1903]

Dr. Joanna:-

I hope your health is improving with the spring weather. After great hurry in getting necessary w[illegible]k. off my hands I am getting my odds and ends of clothing, instruments etc. I have to take with me on my long trip, and will be off in a few days. We sail on the Gaelic May 29th.
I am writing this line just to bid you

[in margin: 764]


good bye and pray Heaven's blessing on you all.

Affectionately your brother

May 6th

good bye Mary: In a few days I leave home for Yosemite and then east on the fastest train to Boston and N. Y. Our ship The Gaelic sails May 29th.
Heaven bless you all.

Affectionately your brother


[Martinez, Calif.]

Circa Date

[1903] May 6


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0490

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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2 pages


Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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