Annie Hay


John Muir


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2He takes an interest in every new movement and can read without glasses.He had a slight attack of some kind last winter in which for a half hour or so he was not able to articulate - but he soon recovered_ Still I have not liked to leave him since then but fortunately when we got word of Auntie's death We, Mr Hay & I were staying for a few weeks at Waterloo close to our son Dr. John - who has a house in the summer there So I was able to leave him in John's care and come to Maggie for a few days in her time of great sorrow. She is worn out with these long months of nursing and anxiety but she has borne up wonderfully although she will feel the lonliness and separation from the dear sweet Mother from whom she has never been separated during all her life.Some months ago she was fortunate to get a middleaged kind sensible Lady to take the place of the young girls she had always had and this Miss Hornsby has been a great help and comfort05517


Dunbar [Scotland]

Date Original

1913 Aug 18


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0678

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