world for his parish you are teaching and preaching over all in your own Scotch way, [truly?] putting to use with heroic benevolence the mine & mill wealth [won?] from ironWhat wonderful burdens you have carried in many far reaching ways the long life & seemingly so easily naturally going right ahead on your course ahead steady as a star.character founded on God's immutable righteousness.How stong you must be & happy in doing so much good. in being able to illustrate so nobly the national character that makes Scotland loved at home revered abroad Everybody blessed with a drop of Scotch blood must be proud of you & [bid?] you godspeed.Your faithful admirerJ. M. 05685
1914 Jan 22
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 22, Image 0091
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