John Muir


John Muir


Wanda [Muir]



picture one of them took unknown to me at the time on the Nile steamer
Here also is a postal card for Dorothy. I think I enclosed one for Miriam at Cairo.
What a strange desert region this Red Sea & canal country is — But I must get ready to go
Goodbye darling & darlings & Heaven ever keep you with tenderest love. Affectionately your Father J. M.



Port Said, Nov 22 1903

4 P.M.

My dear Wanda,

A few days ago at Cairo I wrote I intended going to Australia The steamer Barbarosa, a big 10,000 ton ship bound for that far antipodal Eucalyptus land has been signaled outside & in a few hours I expect to get aboard. Three Bells brother & sisters from Philadelphia are going as far as Ceylon & so I dont feel so lonesome.
Here is a Kodak



Port Said [Egypt]

Date Original

1903 Nov 22


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 26.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0880

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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