Annie Hay


John Muir


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3It is a great blessing that dear Maggie has got such a kind companionable woman as "Lady Help" for she will have many a lonely hour now dear Auntie Lunam is gone for they were never parted in their lives. I trust she may keep free from bronchitis this winter.I believe she contemplates selling the house she lives in for it is too large and it would make things easier for her financially - but property at present brings very little & I advised her not to be in a hurry but put it into some ones hands to take a good chance when it comes.Our Children are all away from us excepting Maria-Isobel our eldest daughter who has not chosen to marry. She has now recovered from three years of great suffering from neuritis. John our eldest born is a consulting doctor in L.pool and is a true scientist and Hearts & lungs especially are his study. He has just got a wonderful instrument or machine or apparatus called "An Electro Cardiograph" - perhaps you have seen one - I am sure it would interest you - it is for registering the heart beats or something. There are only six in England so far. He has a nice wife and four charming bairns. I have just rung him up to ask if he has a photo of father I could have to send to you. He took some in Aug. so they are quite recent. He says he will send one on tonight.05574


Cheshire [England]

Date Original

1913 Oct 15


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0886

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