John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir]



August 1 1893

My dear Helen-

Norway is out of sight & we are near Bonnie Scotland again I see the green hills & the high rocks along the shore & the white waves fringing them like pretty lace. We are near a queer old Scotch town called Aberdeen & soon we will land there, & then we will go to Leith near Edinburgh. We will get to Leith tonight & the long sail over the beautiful water will be done Everybody says we have had a lovely time in Norway


Good morning Midge, I'm in Edinburgh now & in a few minutes I will be going on the cars to Woodsworth country in England. Then to London & Bash Switzerland & fondly hope you & Wanda & mama & grandma are well. I have not heard from you since leaving New York, & it seems a long time I suppose your letters are all in London at the

London Paris & American Bank limited, which is the best address Tell Mama to address letters there & I will have them forwarded wherever I may be It is raining today but I have a good waterproof Here are a few more Naradale & Romsdale flower & love to all Ill soon be home my darlings Heaven bless you good bye J.M.

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[Edinburgh, Scotland]

Date Original

1893 Aug 1


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 26.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 1226

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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