W. J. Shields


John Muir


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we were only shooting distructful birds, and rabbits, which are a pest out here, yet I think I am too tender-hearted for the sport, as I gave it up after I had a few shots. Dear Mr. Muir I long to see your face again after seeing your photo, I sat down and thought, would I ever have such a jolly time again with such a jolly good company, Mr. Liddell is getting a 24 HP Motor Car out, we will then see more of the country and if you will pay another visit to Australia, I will Melbourne7th May 1905Dear Mr MuirI received your letter and photo a few days ago, and was delighted to get them, your photo is very original, and now adorns our mantle-piece. Mr. Liddell and myself went up country to a place called Nagambie for our Easter holidays. We had lots of fishing and shooting, but then I will not tell you about our shooting as I know you don't approve of it, although03563


Melbourne [Australia]

Date Original

1905-05-07 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.

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Reel 15, Image 0423

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