Jane Mather


[John Muir]


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[2]excuse me. I have not read it all yet, but was much amused in reading about the Douglas Squirrel to learn that birds and beasts have a dislike to the Old 100th.I rather like the tune but it is often heavy in church, as the congregation, at least the older members, sing it so slowly.As soon as I finish[3]the book, I must send it to my brother, he is always in the neighbourhood of Newcastle, three of his girls were with me till the week before Xmas, when they went home to spend their holiday. I expect two of them to return, the eldest one will, I think remain at home now.I am having a rest last week, and


Dunbar [Scotland]

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Original letter dimensions: 18 x 23 cm.

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Reel 08, Image 0685

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