David Douglas


John Muir


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Transcription the beginning of the year.Personally I am thankful to tell you that I enjoy very good health for my age, barring, sight and hearing, both of which are beginning to fail me - Sans eyes sans ears [et?]c After four score, we must expect such failures.I see your friend Murdoch occasionally & we talk about you. -I forgot to mention that my son Willie has at last married - I [thou?]ght that he and his friend Renn[el?] were confirmed bachelors, but Willie has shown him a good example. He appears to have made a good4.choice and they are both very happy.-We are still going on [quietly?] in the old house at Drummond Place where we still hope to see you once more.- If you are not too long in revisiting old Scotland -Yours very sincerely,David DouglasP.S. If my dear wife knew that I am sending you this [illegible] she would be sorry if I did not send her kind regards.



Date Original

1908 Mar 16


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0331

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