H[erbert] H. Allsop
4& sail from Marseilles on Aug 16th ss. "Goth" so please address all letters &c to Jinja P. O. Uganda. I wonder if you would let me know what prospects there are in your part of the world for a young man like me--a Rubber Planter & all round business man--servants & secretarial combined besides outside work. Uganda is not much of a place to take a wife to & although I am not married yet I should like to. I don't want to be another mans servant always but would to strike out on my own.Kindest regardsYours sincerelyH. H. Allson93 Queen RdLiverpool E25th July 1912Dear Mr. Muir,I was indeed very pleased to receive your letter although I have not written previously I had not forgotten you.My voyage home via Cape Town was very delightful & I arrived in London at the end of March. Shortly after05226
2I was taken ill with malaria & was laid up for a month. I went over, to recuperate in Ireland & am now in Wales although the letter bears my Liverpool address.I have only just developed & printed those photographs I took & am sorry they are not as good as they might have been still I think they give3a good idea of the tree & I enclose four prints. Let me know if you want the negatives & I will post them to you.Thanks you very much for the Book "Stickeen" safely to hand. I shall always prize it in memory of our short "Baobab Expedition" I have not yet read it. Well I am booked up for another spell of 2 or 3 years in Uganda
1912 Jul 25
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 25 cm.
Allsop, Herbert H., "Letter from H[erbert] H. Allsop to John Muir, 1912 Jul 25." (1912). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6308.
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