DAVID DOUGLASPUBLISHER10 Castle StreetEdinburgh Decr 5 1904My dear Mr MuirAnother year has nearly gone and before it ends I wish to acknowledge your kind gift [by?] Mr Murdock of your daughters portraits. Let me congratulate you upon the possession of the originals. What would our households be without the "cornerstones". I hope you will bring them across to see [my fathers?] country, and to let them see how Edinburgh looks in 1904. I send by the same mail a little volume for M[illegible]03474written by Re[illegible] of an old friend of mine. Professor Masson.- Murdock give a good account of you all; he enjoyed his trip to America very much which was a feat for a man of his age, but he appears to be none the worse - I had heard of you before he came back through the last volume of the B[illegible] & A[illegible] Club. where President Roosevelt tells of his holiday in the Yellowstone country. - - one of the best volumes in the Club series - Your old friend Willie (in spite of or rather as a warding off his asthma) still indulges in his love for mountain climbing.
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