Wanda and Helen [Muir]
6 Grandma} O let JohnΓÇÖs hair alone I say What though itΓÇÖs thin on top It still looks better far IΓÇÖm sure Than PaderowskiΓÇÖs mop. 7 Ah Gum} No matta bossy man no hair He alla same got money Then he go city bime by And docta fix um funny. 8 Joe} A hundred billion heads of hair What though you loose that many If still your good old head be left And friends to keep it canny. 9 All} Well done well done three cheers for Joe Half crazy, cunning, civil, However your hair and wits may slant For once your head is level. Now I must go, good night my darlings. Love to all from you loving father John Muir
Original letter dimensions: 15 x 23 cm.
MSS 048 John Muir Papers
ND jm to Wanda p2