Louie [Wanda Muir]
[Page 4] was perfectly delightful in every way. Such lovely glacier lakes – the shores curving in and out fringed with charming woods green island here and there and mountains and hills all green and bosky all around flowers from lilies to heather in glorious abundance and beautiful cottages and mansions all steeped in fine associations. The hotels even are picturesque and charming and I never before saw a place where I was so anxious to have you with me to enjoy it. Surely after spending so much of your life worried with drought and weeds and hired men you should get one good look at the world and the best it can show this I look forward to when the babies grow big. There are some leaves I picked for you from the branches leaning over Wordsworth’s grave. [“th’s grave” appears on page 1]
1893 Aug 8
Original letter dimensions: 18 x 11 cm.
1893 Aug 8 JM to Louie
MSS 301 Shone
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