David Douglas


John Muir


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[1][letterhead]June 1 1908.My dear John MuirThe enclosed letter from Prof Balfour must be my apology for in[illegible]ting another letter upon you in my tiresome hand -I am glad to see that the Arizona fossils are [exciting?] his attention and I feel sure you will if possible send him a duplicate of No 304209[2]I hope you will be able to give me a good account of Miss Muirs health and that the migration to a dry climate has been successful. - Many thanks for your kind message to Willie & his wife - The appear to be very happy. I am sorry to tell you that we have had an anxi[ous?] household for the last seve[illegible] weeks. - My dear wife has been very ill but thanks to the surgeons care and skill her life has



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1908 Jun 1


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25.5 cm.

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Reel 17, Image 0649

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