Andr. McLennan


[John Muir]


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[letterhead]12[illegible]13 St. Andrew Square,Glasgow, 29th, July '04My dear Professor,Very many thanks not only for 'The Mountains of California' but also for the kindly thought which prompted you to send me such a welcome gift. I shall read it again with great pleasure.Be sure that whenever I hear the "Old Hundred" I shall think of you giving the birds & squirrels a musical evening. Tho I may not like them be able to leave I shall in imagination find myself on [illegible] Siberia listening to the story of your wanderings and of the escapades of your boyhood. I had a rare treat with you in the Pacific and I shall remember it all my life.Since my return home I have been busy as my brother had to go to France. It was however with a very lazy feeling that I started work & even yet I have a cant-be-bothered feeling which I throw off with difficulty-I had a pleasant enough rush thro' [this?]03418



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1904-07-29 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.

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