Washington Bartlett [California] Governor
STATE of California Executive Department.To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting:-Know ye that John Muir is hereby appointed a Commissioner to attend the American Forestry Congress to be held in the City of Springfield, Ill. on September 14, 15 and 16, 1887.In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and cause to be affixed the Great Seal of the State.Done at the City of Sacramento this 12th day of August_ in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, and of the Independence of the United States the on hundred and twelth.Washington Bartlett, Governor.William C. Hendricks Secretary of State.01272[embossed with state seal?]
1887 Aug 12
Original letter dimensions: 23 x 18.5 cm.
Reel 05, Image 0850
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