Jane Mather


John Muir


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[4]I am sorry I have not a photo of myself to send you. I am not fond of having it taken, and would not like to say how many years have passed since I had it done.My brother spent a few days in Dunbar at Easter, and I expect to have him for a week or longer when I get home again.[1]ObanAugust 27th 1895My dear Mr. MuirI am a very bad correspondent. That is my only excuse for not writing sooner to thank you for your "Photo" which I got quite safe.On Sunday afternoon I was looking over a book of views, and came on one of the Muir Glacier Alaska with a short account of it, which02016[27 Aug 1895] [5]I was very busy last winter, with school and music pupils, but had not quite so many the summer half, but now that I have got rested and recruited, I hope to have a good school when I re-open in September.With kind regardsYours sincerelyJane Mather02016


Oban [Scotland]

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