John Muir


John Muir


[William Keith]



Egypt & Palestine Thence I mean to turn back homeward by way of Ceylon Australia N. Zealand the Islands etc Had a great time in Russia too- the Caucasus, Crimea Siberia, Manch[illegible]- strange I have to make these long journeys alone Can never get anybody to go with me even half the way You would

[Oct. 1903] [1]

Arabean Sea, 300 miles East of [illegible] Bahel[illegible] - on board steamship "Peninsular"

Dear Willie

I m having a grand time the [lonely?] I left the Sargents 6 or 7 weeks ago at Shanghai, they going to Pekin & I to India to see the glorious Himalaya with its glaciers Deodar forests etc & I have seen them from two main points Darjeeling & Simla. Now I'm going to


have enjoyed the Himalaya & the Caucasus, but not Siberia. I hope you see Wanda & Helen often. I seem to have been away from them all years instead of months- At Moscow I received a very kind letter from Harriman Remember me to Charlie Keeler & who ever cares for me- Ever sincerely yours John Muir
You would enjoy the strange sunsets on this sea-


Arabean Sea

Circa Date

[1903 Oct]


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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0860

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

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



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