David Douglas


John Muir


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[3]I think I gold you that two years ago he managed to get a few days among the [illegible] during a five [week?] holiday: four of which I [illegible]tically told him [the?] [illegible] in con[illegible]s travelling [illegible] one for 'climbing': he managed [illegible] as[illegible] however to [illegible] [illegible]. I [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible]two or three months-but [illegible] what g[illegible] men are!! I wish he could have gone south to California but the time was too short even for the fa[illegible] of R[illegible] — and I think you were then away4or preparing for your voyage round the word.- If you [illegible] [illegible] any account of your experiences on [illegible] [illegible] Russia or any magazine please tell me & [I will?] get it.-We are still going on in our old quiet way at Drummund place thankful for all our blessings among the [illegible] [illegible] the [illegible] [illegible] my wife & daughter..Please to make my respectful [compliments?] to Mrs Muir & your daughters & with all good wishes for the [illegible] [else at hand?].I am [illegible] [illegible]David Douglas



Date Original

1904-12-05 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0676

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Page 2


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