Susan M. Gilroy


[John Muir]


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[3]P. S. I have sent my photo by book post & registered it but they so often go astray so hope it will arrive all right[1]Moat HouseDumfries6th December 1894My dear Cousin,Very many thanks for your kindness, in sending me your beautiful Book "Mountains of California" I am very pleased to have it. & have read a good deal of it already. You do give such a delightful description of your lovely country. Mountains flowers & trees. I quite long to see it. Perhaps I may some day. I'll live in the hope any way01888


Dumfries [Scotland]

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Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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