Maggie [Margaret] Rae Lunam


[John Muir]


[4]cheering thought James Hay was able to write us for New Year we were so pleased to see his handwriting for he had been ill with bronchitis.We hope your Wanda & her family keep very well & that you have good news from Helen Mother joins me in kindest loveYours affeclyMaggie Rae Lunam[1]WestfieldDunbar Janry 11th 1911Dear CousinI think I must write & tell you what was done with the extra money you sent for this Cmas of course £5 went its usual way for coal etc for the poor. I went to the M[illegible] and saw Mr & Mrs

[2]Borland I arranged with them to give the Xmas tea to the Women at the Mission Hall, & the rest of the £5 Mr Borland has given to sick & needy.I went to the Shore Hall & saw the tea take place. Mr Borland told them who they were indebted to for their nice tea I am sure your kindness has cheered[3]many a heart & brightened many a home Mr Borland said I was to tell you how much your kindness had been appreciated.Mother is able to be downstairs every day for which I am very thankful & now we have got part of the darkest days which is always a


Dunbar [Scotland]

Date Original

1911 Jan 11


Original letter dimensions: 16 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0053

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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