[C]view of Tweed with Sir Walter Scott.America is said to be a place of magnificent distances. I dont know how far you may be from the scene of that terrible con[illegible] which overtook San Francisco - but I have no doubt you are near enough to be agreeable and to feel the influence of such a catastrophe. Excuse my rambling letter. If you can find time I shall be greatly pleased to have a letter in replyBy the way I have a [daughter?] married to a [illegible] B. Shield, Straw. Fergus County Post. Office Box 147 Montana.If you are ever that way I was [illegible] you what they would [illegible] be delighted if you would [illegible] upon them. With kindest regards I am yours very trulyJohn Turnbull[B]occasion I went south to [Christians?] thence up the interior of the country by rail and boat probably over a hundred miles. I was attracted to this [illegible] reports that the almost primitive habits of the people were still [illegible] reformed but rapidly disappearing as the people were getting more in [contact?] with the world outside. I am somewhat of a wanderer. The year before last I visited Holland that quaint old country [illegible]ed from the sea. Last year I spent an enjoyable holiday03800
circa [ca. 1906]
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.
Reel 16, Image 0525
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