Creator

Dorothy Barry

Creator

Dorothy Barry

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[4]

New Zealand, you would be happy among your big trees again. I shall always look back on the days we spent with you in New Zealand as some of the most pleasant & delightful, & keep the book as a souvenior of one of our charming fellow-travellers whom we hope to meet again
With kindest remembrances from my brother & father

Believe me,

yrs sincerely

Dorothy Barry-

[in margin 400]

[1] [1904]

Blisworth
R.S.O
Northamptonshire

July 27th

My dear Mr. Muir,

I do not know how to thank you for sending me your beautiful book, it is so good of you to have thought of me, & I shall always value it. We were so sorry not to meet you again, we thought perhaps you would cross ice

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[2]

the same boat from Auckland to Sydney as we did, but some day we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again. After reading your book I long to rush off & see the beautiful big trees in California.
We came home by Canada going from Vancouver to Quebec on the C. P. R. it is beautiful scenery

[3]

but in places it is terrible how the trees have been brunt, it does seem so wicked to [illegible]fully destroy what God has so beautifully made. I wonder which way you returned & if you went to Japan as you thought of doing. How did you like the kauri forests up in the north of

Location

Northamptonshire [Eng.]

Date Original

1904 Jul 27

Source

Original letter dimensions: 15 x 19.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir14_0434-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0434

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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.

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2 pages

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