[Sarah Muir Galloway]


[John Muir]



Portage. Wis.

July 23 /96

My dear Brother

Louis has kindly let us know when you will arrive at home, and also that you are about to start on another trip to Alaska very soon. I have thought of you very often seince you left us and felt sure that you were enjoying your work and wanderings and also the company, who could so well appreciate and enjoy the wonders and beauties thought which



you were passing. I have lately been reading your article on Alaska in the Railroad folder, and enjoyed it very much, and so can in a measure, perhaps, follow you, and imagine your pleasure as you again go over the ground of your discoveries even though enduring toil and hardships. Your article on the Yellowstone National Park has also been gone over again, with pleasure. You see I have been having a little time to read while unable to work. Things have been



Portage, Wis

Date Original

1896 Jul 25


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 0350

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