Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

Louie [Strentzel Muir]

Transcription

[1]

P.O. BOX 395

TELEPHONE 490

CENTRAL HOTEL

AUCKLAND, N.Z.

Feb 29 1904

Dear Louie,

This afternoon I start back to Sidney Australia by the steamer Gelandia After a most instructive & charming six weeks in the two New Zealand islands, Have traveled hard studied hard & enjoyed & eaten hard. with health & strength renewed. A lot of detail as to life & work

03343

[2]

here Mr Kling to whom I gave a letter will no doubt furnish by word of mouth He left (Auckland) for S.F. direct a few days ago. I was sorely tempted to go with him, but nature seems to hold & drive me to work here as in the old Sierra days. In particular I must see something of Queensland's Araucaria Forests

[3]

P.O. BOX 365

TELEPHONE 490

CENTRAL HOTEL

AUCKLAND, N.Z.

...................................................1904

& those of the Archipelago to the northward Ill tell you about it all in a few months at longest Born[illegible], S[illegible] New Guinea Java etc..
As soon as I know what steamer I shall take I'll let you know so as to get letters from you at Honolulu

03343

[4]

Not getting word from home is the one hard thing in the midst of my enjoyments-
Give my love to all the family Maggie, Sarah & her children Dan and remember me to the Colemans John Reid the Swetts etc- As for yourself & darlings you know that I am ever yours Heaven bless you always John Muir

Location

Auckland, N. Z.

Date Original

1904 Feb 29

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir14_0076-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0076

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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