Charles E. Liddell


John Muir


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[2]through some portions of it & it seemed to me as if you were almost talking to me. After all, life is made up of pleasant memories, & it brought back to me all the pleasant times we had together & I often think how lucky Willie & myself were to have the company of one so well informed as yourself in our travels, it made all the difference to our enjoyment. When I was over in Sydney young Macphail had just received your book & he was pleased. The old gentleman 414[1]231 Flinders LaneMelbourne28 August 1904Dear Mr. Muir,You must excuse my seeming ingratitude for not writing you before this to thank you for your extremely kind gift of your book but I left for Sydney the day it arrived & have only just got back again. I can assure you that very few gifts I have ever received have been more appreciated than this one. So far I have not had time to read it as I want to read it carefully & gain some knowledge of those things in which I am so ignorant. I have glanced03433


Melbourne [Australia]

Date Original

1904-08-28 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0504

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