John Muir


John Muir


Wanda [Muir Hanna]


lake region, return to Mombasa, & thence sail for home via Suez, Naples, & New York.I suppose I'll have to stop a while in N. Y. to read book proof but I should be in Martinez in May. Anyhow have letter with the home news awaiting my arrival in N. Y. c/o The Century Company Union Square New York CityRemember me to boys & Tom & the valley neighbors & friends especially the Reids & Swetts & Colemans & Will Muir.Ever devotedly Your fatherJohn Muir[letterhead]On board the steamer Windhuk near Zanzibar AfricaFeb. 2, 1912Dear Wanda,Ive had no home news since leaving S. America, but my long trip on two hot continents is nearing a close, & I'm looking homeward fondly hoping to find you well, after your illness reported by Helen.I'm now sailing up the East coast from Beira to Mombasa, after a wonderful trip from Capetown to the Zambesi Baobab forests & Victoria Falls. From Mombasa I intend making a short trip to the Nyanza05151


Near Zanzibar [E. Africa]

Date Original

1912 Feb 2


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 29 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0809

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library. 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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Muir-Hanna Trust

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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