John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir Funk]


[2]& Araucaria woods. Then returning here & find a a way to far off South Africa thence home.Of my Amazon trip I have already written you. Had glorious times among the rocks & waters of Rio de Janeiro Bay (as glacial as those of Alaska) & in other Parana Arucaria Braziliensis woods & the fiords between Santos & Rio Grande do Sul.Everbody kind find lots of friends & am[1][letterhead]Nov. 8, 1911Darling Helen,I arrived here yesterday & received your long letter from Martinez telling the health & general wellbeing of your little family & of Wanda's.Your letter with others was forwarded from Para. My next address will be Cape Town, South Africa c/o American Consul.Tomorrow morning I take train for Chile for a view of the Andes

[3]not unknown to fame even thus far from home.God bless you darlingLove to Wanda & all others old & young friends as well as relatives.Ever your devoted fatherJohn Muir


Buenos Aires [Argentina]

Date Original

1911 Nov 8


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0677

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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