John M. Vanderbilt


John Muir


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[4]condition to favor me, I have taken the liberty to draw on you for #500 in favor of my friend Mr. W. B. King 10 days sight and if you cannot spare the amount please do not hesitate to say so. I will request him to forward the stock as security or hold the same for you or I will send you my personal note. In any event if I can be of service to you here please do not fail to call on me. My wife & children are perfectly well and are here about to make a trip with me – they join me in sincerest regards & love Sincerely Yours John M. Vanderbilt[in margin: 895] 00923


Sitka, Alaska

Date Original

1880 Jun 9


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0205

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Page 4


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