Maggie [Margaret] Rae Lunam
I sent Mrs Kellog a paper but have not heard from her, it may not have reached if the address was not correct.
Now dear Cousin you ask me my plans, I really do not know what to do, I wd require to sell this house but I am told it is next to impossible to sell with out loss, if I cant I will try to make something out of it next summer, then the Solicitor says there may be duty on the
[in margin: I am your affectionate cousin
Maggie Rae Lunam]
6th October 1913
I received your most kind sympathetic letter last week & along with it the delightful book of your Boyhood, I am enjoying it. Annie & Fay's letter would tell you how peacefully my dear Mother passed away
Dunbar house, but they are such slow going fellows it may be a long time before I know definitely. I wonder if you would care to send your Book "Boyhood Days" to our Minister who has gone to
it is not two months yet & it looks long long since, She was so contented all through her long illness, never a murmer, she could say her favourite psalms & paraphrases with very little help up to the last such as "The Lord's My Shepherd" Oh God of Bethel", etc. but the longest life seems like a dream when it is
past, I am missing Susan Gilroy at this time so much She died in March of pneumonia, with friend in Edinburgh, it was a great blow to me. I have had such a nice letter from Mrs Newton at Omaha I sent her a paper with the Notice in they are coming to Europe next year possibly Scotland
Australia, he used to be so very much interested in your Books & preached from them more than once, the address would be
Revd Wm Borland
I will be so glad to hear from you
1913 Oct 6
Original letter dimensions: 18 x 22.5 cm.
Luna,, Margaret Rae, "Letter from Maggie [Margaret] Rae Lunam to [John Muir], 1913 Oct 6." (1913). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4117.
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