James M. Hay


James M. Hay


John Muir



P.S. Mend & bring your wife & daughters with you when you come.


Co'y & is now employed by an Insurance Co'y - with a good deal of Open air work. He is the Agent at Waterloo in the neighborhood of Liverpool, & comes occasionaly to spend the week end with us. When are you Coming to visit the old Country again? to inspect the glaciers, & tell us some of your wonderful stories. We would all like you to come & make this place your head quarters for a while You see you are a born traveller & I stay at home



And finally & last of all What is to be done with those vagabond Anarchists! This dastardly assassniation of your worthy President has stirred the heart of the whole British poeple. Next to the death of our Noble Queen, there is nothing that has so universaly & so deeply touched us as this sad [event?]. The penalty for assassination of [illegible] [illegible] should be Solitary Confinement for life - &


& a similar punishment should be meted out to all those who preach & teach & recommend it, They are more culpable than the half witted crazy idiot who sometimes does the Deed. Now my dear Muir we all send our kindest regards. & let us know when your next visit to here is to come off

Your affectionate


Jas M Hay

[pro.?] John Muir




Circa Date

[1901 Oct]


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0903

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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