Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

Louie [Strentzel Muir]

Transcription

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long journey to the Cri[illegible] & Cac[illegible] & on accross Asia to Pekin. It is a great wild land but the city though civilized & outwardly like other great cities is in many ways strange & I often long for the free wood & mountains. The officials great & small are all most polite & obliging & thanks to our credentials expect to make

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[letterhead]

Le July 3 1903

Dear Louie: We reached this great city of 1.200 000 inhabitants four days ago & expect to leave for Moscow tomorrow evening. Have had a busy interesting time visiting the Winter palace, Peterhoff the National Gallery of paintings - grand affairs - the parks gardens & principal streets etc & the officials with reference to our

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our way smoothly as possible. We are all getting better of our colds, the weather is improving & our appetites hold good against everything. It seems strange that not a word from home has yet reached me though the Sargents have got scores of letters - some at every large city we have visited. Hoping to hear from you at Moscow that you and the darlings are well & Maggie & Sarah & Dave I am with devout affection ever yours John Muir

Location

St. Petersbourg [Russia]

Date Original

1903 Jul 3

Source

Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 27.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir13_0692-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0692

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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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