Annie Hay


John Muir


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3all through these months when "the Mother" was so helpless. I do trust Maggie will be able to keep her for it is so necessary She should have some kind of companionship during her many solitary hours also she is so subject to Bronchial attacks.Maggie has been telling about a book you have been writing about your younger days - she has not seen it yet but hopes soon to do so and father will be most interested to read it too for many a time he speaks of you and wonders what you are doing & where you are.Maggie says she will write soon to you & your sisters. I trust you and your dear children are well and happy. How full of interest and wonderful experiences yr life has been. [I wonder?] may hope ever to have a visit from you again? If your daughters or their husbands ever think of visiting the Old Country they will be heartily welcomed by us at Heswell With kindest rememberancs I am affectionately yoursAnnie Hay.05517


Dunbar [Scotland]

Date Original

1913 Aug 18


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0680

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Page 3


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