D[avid] S[tarr] Jordan
Martinez, Feb. 29, 1896.Prof. D S. Jordan:Dear Sir,I had an attack of the Grippe a month ago & all my work is in arrears, besides as you know lecturing is out of my line Therefore I must decline Your flattering invitation to lecture before the Academy of Sciences with cordial thanks for the honor. I congratulate you, send you my best wishes & believe that now the Academy will do somewhat.Every Yours truly,John Muir
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