Sarah and David [Galloway]
herbalism I returned last Saturday evening from a long ramble of 25 miles through marshes mud and brushwood with a heavy basketful of flowers, weeds moss and bush things having made five or six visits besides and pressed 30 specimens or more so you need not cry over my sober face I am not so feeble you see You would like the study of Botany It is the most exciting thing in the form of even amusement much more of study that I ever knew very unlike the grave tangled Greek and Latin - but I will see you soon. Goodbye Affectionately yours J Muir.I had almost forgotten Sarah to tell you that I was elected judge in one of the debating clubs a short time ago, also president of the Young Mens Christian A[illegible]. You say that you expect something great bye and bye, Am not I great now
1863 Jun 1
Original letter dimensions: 20.0 x 24.5 cm
Reel 01, Image 0547
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