[Annie] Wanda [Muir]
& I seemed a boy again & all the long eventful years in America were forgotten while I was filled with that glorious ocean psalm.Tell Maggie I'm going today to see Miss Jaffry the minister's daughter who went to school with us.And tell Mama that the girl Agnes [Purvis?] that could outrun me married a minister & is now a widow living near Prestonpans. I may see her.Goodbye dear. Give my love to Grandma & everybody Your loving fatherJohn MuirDunbar ScotlandJuly 13. 1893Dear Wanda,It is about 10 o'clock in the forenoon here but no doubt you are still asleep for it is about midnight at Martinez & sometimes when it is today here it is yesterday in California on account of being on opposite sides of the round world. But ones thoughts travel fast & I seem to be in California whenever I think of you &[in margin: Give this Scotish Bluebell to Maggie - from [Bayswell?]]
1893 Jul 13
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.
Reel 07, Image 1202
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