Eldred J. D. Hercus
Mision [diacritic] Evangelica [diacritic]Tres ArroyosF.C.S. Argentina24/12/04Dear Mr Muir,Your kind note of inquiry of Nov. 3rd has been forwarded on to me here. It is now some 4 1/2 months since I bade farewell to England.Strangely enough I had been wondering about you just a day or two prior to receiving the letter, recalling our interesting talk in the Red Sea, and speculating as to the issue of your travels and the few suggestions I was able to give you. I am truly pleased to learn that the information was useful, and that you had so long a time in my beautiful country. The further I have traveled the more I turn back to New Zealand as the scenic country of the world - a compendium of Europe from Iceland to Italy.But you have much vaster experience and means of judging, so that I should be particularly pleased to see your impressions if you happen to have put them in print at all. The book of which you kindly speak I will value.My wife and I are busy learning Spanish, and I have already taught school and preached at various times. Sociologically this country is most interesting, and to the west, north and south I should expect the face of nature to be more so than the flat windswept tussocky plains around this town. For myself I have to confess my chief contact with the animal world consists in application of03485
Tres Arroyos, Argentina
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