John Muir


Willie [William Keith]


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[Page 2] to whom I had a letter took pity on me and looked after me. Then I went to Dunbar and found a cousin and the old home and the school where I was thrashed. Thence back to Edinburgh – then to Dumfries, then to Sterling and through the Trossacks to Oban – to Leith and thence to Norway. Had a glorious glacial and other times there. Thence back to Edinburgh and thence to Windermere Grassmere etc – a charming region. To London, arrived here yesterday. Tomorrow I start for Switzerland. Then perhaps


London [England]

Date Original

1893 Aug 8


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 11 cm.

Resource Identifier

1893 Aug 8 JM to Wm Keith

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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