W. J. Shields


John Muir


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[2](PS Mr. Th[illegible]hail wishes to remembered to you)402now and I am longing for the time to soon come round again when we will all meet and have the same over again. Do your thoughts ever reflect to the time we drove from Gympie on the broken coach when I look back on it I think it was a very funny experience but I dont think you minded it a bit as the bush was your fancy. I will never forget the driver driving for all he was worth before it would break. We are intending[1]George HotelSt Kilda5th June 1904Dear Mr MuirI received your kind and welcome letter this morning and am glad to know of you enjoying good health, also finding new specimens, and new friends, you do not know how I have missed you. Liddell goes to business every day and I do feel so lonely no one to talk to or have an argument with and you know I rather enjoyed blowing my own trumpet, but those days are past03376


St. Kilda [Australia]

Date Original

1904-06-05 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0210

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