David Douglas


John Muir


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3in Edinburgh.I trust you received the copy of [illegible] & Hutton mailed to you on April 30th. I need not tell you how gladly my sons [and?] I will try to get any other books you may requireMr R[illegible] gives us a good account of you & yours but he does not say anything of Gen Cal[illegible] your promise to come again to Scotland and see us again. I hope you and Mrs Muir may manage it 4before I become too old to enjoy your walks & talks - You would observe that Mr Bryce [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] at Washington sent out by our Radical government!:-My wife & daughter join me in very kind regards to you & also to Mrs Muir if she will allow us - We seem to know both your daughters from the photo which you kindly sent. Your old friend Willie is still as keen as [Mountain Climbing?] as ever. Yours [illegible].David Douglas



Date Original

1907-05-11 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 16, Image 0743

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