James M. Hay


John Muir


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[8]and dwell in Cities, among the chimney pots. We all in both households send our kindest love to you and all your dear ones. Not forgetting bonnie wee Wanda & Helen.Your affecte cousinJames M. HayJohn Muir EsqMartinezCaliforniaU. S. A.[5]hind legs deliberately in front of you and watching & taking stock of your every movement, regaled with your rehearsal of all the Scotch songs you could remember, and then hastily betraying their heterodoxy by instantly flying away the moment you struck up the Old Hundred. Or that other story--Crossing a Crevasse of one of the Glaciers upon a ledge or rider of ice sharp as a razor, & the poor doggie which after repeated protests found it was no use and was obliged to follow suit. These would give increased interest & would enhance your splendid discription of the scenery. A map of the District would also be of great value & would


Liverpool, [England]

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Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

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