I. E. Dwinell
that rainy morning. It was certainly a famous driver, like the rush of a torrent down the canon. In fact it was a part of both. Then I remembered that you must have had the hardest time in returning, as the storm would be in your face, & the horses would naturally feel the effects of the [spurr?]; but it occurred to me as a compensation that Alhambra was before you with its comfort & peace. Many, many happy days may you have, there or elsewhere, under the inspirations & helps of the new fellowship! I shall not expect less from you, but more, if not in original observation in inaccessible regions, yet in the way of working up ob-servations & in literary & scientific production, from the influence of the fellow-worker, who will be more than an admirer, a helper. I can not but invoke the blessings of the invisible Source of success in high labor, from the start, on the [illegible] of two such sympathetic natures, that the compination may lead to higher practical results than would be possible in either case, separately. May each find inspiration & strength & faith for achievement from the other, & the blessing of God be on you both! Give my kind regards to Mrs. Muir, & my warm sympathy & best wishes to Mrs. & Dr Strentzel. As every yours, J. E. Dromill
1880 Apr 17
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