[letterhead]On the steamer Windhuk Near ZanzibarFeb. 4 1912My dear Colby,Ive had a great time in South America & South Africa. Indeed it now seems that on this pair of wild hot continents I've enjoyed the most fruitful year of my life. Some happy California da
to make a short trip into the Nyanza lake region, then home via Suez Naples & New York hoping to find you & all the Sierra Club & its friends & affairs hale & happy & prosperous.Ever faithfully yoursJohn Muiry I'll try to tell you about it. I'm now on my way from Beira to Mombasa after a grand trip to the Zambesi Baobab forests, Victoria Falls, & the magnificent glacial rock scenery of southern Rhodesia.From Mombasa I intend
Near Zanzibar [E. Africa]
1912 Feb 4
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [William] Colby, 1912 Feb 4." (1912). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6220.
Reel 20, Image 0811
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