Maggie Rae Lunam


[John Muir]


[4]take a little leisure at Xmas time & go to Wanda's & Helen's & see all the little boys. With sincerest thanks & kind wishes for your Xmas timeBelieve me yours affectyMaggie Rae LunamExcuse a messy pen[1]WestfieldDunbarDecr 16th 1912Dear CousinWe have received your kind letter with the enclosed Money Order, it is indeed kind & mindful of you to cheer the poor of your native town & also to remember05320

[2]mother & I at Cmas time. I am very sorry to say Mother is very feeble does not get out of bed now I have had to get a woman into the house instead of a young girl, I am so glad that I am keeping afoot.Susan Gilroy has[3]come to-day for a few days on her way to Edinbro.I have not seen any of the Hays [illegible] summer James is not able to brave now & Mrs Hay did not come to Scotland.Your are always busy writing but I daresay you will


Dunbar [Scotland]

Date Original

1912 Dec 16


Original letter dimensions: 16 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1481

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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