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Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud)
L.M. Montgomery Institute. Ryrie-Campbell Collection.
Donated by Donna Jane Campbell.
A postcard, postdated September 1907, bearing a message in L.M. Montgomery's handwriting addressed to "Mr. Geo. B. MacMillan". George Boyd MacMillan (1881-1953) was a Scottish journalist and writer, and a favourite correspondent of L.M. Montgomery. The two were first introduced, by letter, in 1903, through an American writer who was developing a circle of literary pen friends. Although Montgomery and MacMillan only met briefly in-person, during her 1911 honeymoon in Scotland, their voluminous exchange of letters, postcards, and gifts continued until late 1941, just months before Montgomery's death. PARTIAL TRANSCRIPT: "Thanks for Sir Walter's favourite view? This is a Nova Scotian scene. Wrote last week. Sincerely, L.M.M."