John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir Funk]


1911Rio de Janeiro Oct 10Darling Helen,Ive been here 3 days & leave today for Santos. Thence I go inland 4 or 5 hundred miles to look for Araucaria Braziliensis in the state of Parana Rio harbor is a glacial fiord. A glorious place I'll return to Rio from the woods thence go to Buenos Aires. Thence to Valparaiso etc.I am feeling quite well & of course fondly hope you & family are

I wish you would tell Buel to send $100 to Mrs Margaret H. Lunam, Westfield, Dunbar, Haddingtonshire, Scotland.By postal order of course & tell her in the letter 1/2 is for herself the other 1/2 for the poor.Buel will charge to my acct of course. With all love DarlingJohn Muir


Rio de Janeiro [Brazil]

Date Original

1911 Oct 10


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0673

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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