Annie Muir Webster


John Muir


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persistent - that my friends tell me I should have been an Indian that I might never need a house to shelter me - since reading about you I am almost daring to hope that it is a trait of the Muir family and that I am related to you - I cannot tell you how much I enjoy reading about your life in the great west. I can almost see you now listening to the roarings of the thunder and the voices of the night - without fear of harm from elements, or beast. it would give me the greatest pleasure to receive a few lines from you - I am proud of the scotch people and love to tell my children all I know about them. [illegible]y [winter?] reading is always the Waverley novels.I am with sincere respectyours trulyMrs Annie Muir Webster71st street & Haverford Ave. West Phil-Pa-


Phila[delphia] Pa.

Date Original

1906-11-29 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0419

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Page 2


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