02162[letterhead]Oct 8 96John Muir, Esq.President of the Sierra Clubof San FranciscoMy dear Sir:My. Edwin Abbot has requested me to write a notice of the life of his son, my old classmate and chum, in response to a request from your society for a short memoir to accompany the account of his last fatal expedition. It will give me great pleasure to put in permanent record my knowledge2[letterhead]of his rare and brilliant life.Will you be good enough to let me know how much space you wish to devote to this purpose and the date of publication so that I may be able to place in your hands whenever required a suitable article.Very truly yours,Robert Herrick8 Oct. 1896.02162
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