John Muir


[A. H., Fay, Emma and Frank Sellers]


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5Wit, s[illegible] all I fear will follow, E'en now my skull sounds light & hollow Thank heaven the little left will be Soon cooling on the breezy sea Then looking back I'll blow my slogan Like that brave sailor Paddy Grogan And on every wave of the heaving ma[illegible] I'll find my friends & joys again. But now for the land of [Tom?] [O'Shanter?] "The time approaches [Tom?] ma[illegible] ride. I take with me delightful memories of my stay with you, many thanks for your uncommon kindnesses, gooodbye Mrs Selelrs Mr Sellers Emma Frank, all goodbye goodbye goodbye Ever Cordiallyyour friendJohn MuirAddress, Edinburghc/o Bank of Scotland8066[Room Red?]Barrett - Slip[illegible]John MuirLetters to Col. A. H. andMrs. Sellers,18[illegible] [illegible]


New York

Date Original

1893 Jun 24


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 07, Image 1164

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Page 5


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