John Muir


John Muir


Louie [Strentzel Muir]



arriving in San Francisco some time in May. on the Korrea in Siberia-
In returning to Sydney from New Zealand I hope to get a glimpse of the forests of Tasmania a little more of the region about Melbourne, & of the forested region through which the railway passes to Sydney. Then I hope to have about a


Jan. 11th 1904


Dear Loui

In a few hours I expect to sail for Ackland New Zealand on the steamer Ventura to be gone a month or so. I hope to get a good general view of both islands with their geysers strange forests & glaciers etc. I expect to sail from here for home March 2d by way of Java & Japan



week in which to go by rail into the Blue Mountains back of Brisbane to see the grand wild forests of Araucaria Bidwell & of Araucaria Cunninghamis on the way to Singapore I will see something of New Guinea Sum[illegible] etc. In the Blue Mts about Mt Victoria & the Jenolan caves 150 miles from here I had a glorious time in the strange wild forests & gardens How many curious trees & flrs & birds Ive seen!! A trip Helen & Wanda would have enjoyed. Much love to you all Maggie Sarah Dave. I'll be glad to get home [in margin: the busy & well [illegible] [may?] Ei [illegible] N[illegible] John Muir]


[Sydney, Australia]

Date Original

1904 Jan 11


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0028

Collection Identifier

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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