Maggie [Margaret] Rae Lunam
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 LunamWestfieldDunbar 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
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 cheeredmany 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
1911 Jan 11
Original letter dimensions: 16 x 20 cm.
Lunam, Margaret Rae, "Letter from Maggie [Margaret] Rae Lunam to [John Muir], 1911 Jan 11." (1911). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 5993.
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