M[argaret] Hay Lunam
I like to see all my friends, I am getting an old woman now, I have [illegible] my 80th year. I cannot expect many more years. [James May?] & family are all well, also Mrs Jeffrey our cousins:- Susan Gilroy. & Jane M[illegible] both well and busy at their school occupations Maggie joins me in much love to all our friends [illegible] [illegible].
ever your affectionate cousin
M. Hay Lunam
Jan. 23d 1903
My dear Cousin John
We were very pleased to have you New Year's letter with all your good wishes for the coming year, also with the enclosed money order for the poor people of Dunbar it is awfully good of you never forgetting them, and I am sure
they are all very grateful to you! We have had a very severe cold changeable winter and a great deal of sickness amongst us but I trust the spring may be better I am glad to say that Maggie is much better getting a little stronger week by week, though she has not yet venture out to take a walk I had a letter lately from Mr Murdock Edenburgh
I was very pleased to hear that you correspond with him, he sent us your paper on the Grand Canon! to read, which you sent him. We did enjoy reading it. the description was most wonderful, we are truly delighted to think you, may be in Scotland this year! and have a visit from you once more in [illegible] Dunbar
Westfield, Dunbar [Scotland]
1903 Jan 23
Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.
Lunam, Margaret Hay, "Letter from M[argaret] Hay Lunam to [John Muir], 1903 Jan 23." (1903). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2501.
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