Annie Hay


John Muir


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[2]Auntie Lunam and Mr. Hay sit together and recount the past. Their memories fails them about what happened yesterday or even an hour ago, but the days of childhood and youth are with them. It was very lovely to listen to them the other evg. repeating together the twenty third psalm and the second paraphrase - The stand on the wonderland, and one feels a thrill of glad wonder as the thought comes to one that soon they will step fourth from these warn out tabernacles into the strength and youth and beauty of the spiritual body. Auntie Lunam is very frail needing a little help when she walks from room to room but her hearing is much better than Mr. Hay's while his sight is better than hers. He reads all day long and without spectacles. We have been away since the beginning of June - and go on Monday to Edin. to visit our daughter Margaret who is married to a congregational minister there.Mrs. Lunam tells us all she knows about you and yours. We are glad to hear yr daughter is well again, who was, when we heard - threatened with rather delicate health04861


Dunbar [Scotland]

Date Original

1910 Aug 24


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0770

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Page 2


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