James M. Hay


John Muir


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[2]& magnificence and make it a part of myself.We duly received the First part of this grand work, and then we received the second part. Ah! this is our friend John Muir's doing. Then a third like unto the former--a fourth! start eyes, what! Will the line stretch out to the crack of doom! Another yet! a seventh! I'll surely see no more, and lo! behold! the Eighth appears. That bears a glass which shews one many more. Well, well, it is very good and very kind of you, and we shall prize them the more in that they are the work of our adventurous & enterprizing kinsman. I took the parts[3]over to the last meeting of our architectural society here, to exhibit them & show how things are done in America, chiefly by Scotchmen!I duly received your letter of the 18th November last but dont think it was acknowledged. We were all interested in hearing your accounts of your return to your venerable mother and sisters and other dear ones whom for awhile you had left behind you. We always like to see your dear mother's letters which Mrs Sunam usually sends us to have a reading of. Your friends here are all moderately well & on the bakers list. My wife always busy--and the two boys--one at his medical


Liverpool, [England]

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Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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