Susan M. Gilroy


[John Muir]


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[2]when she heard you had sent her the [illegible] photographs. I hope all will go on well now. I shall be delighted to have your book & prize it much. It makes such a difference when we have seen you I had always heard of your mother from my Aunt "Ann Gilroy" & read with interest any thing I could see of your writings in the magazines & now the whole "Gilrye Tribe love you & feel proud of you & live in the hope of seeing you again[3]before very long.Mrs [M?] Kier has been very delicate. We have been at Moffat a month I often thought how you would have enjoyed the drives among the hills. (I could not call them mountains like yours) but the weather was bad & the hills white with snow on the 2d of June. I suppose you never have anything like that in California?Mrs [Sunam?] has not got her house let. She hopes to do so for August & September as she would


Dumfries [Scotland]

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Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.

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