Henry F. Osborn


John Muir


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[4][maga-]zine. I shall look forward to the others. No, my book is not as Big as the 'Silva'-but it is big enough! I never have it off my mind for a moment day or night.My wife leans over my shoulder to say 'Give him my love'. Your invitation to the Yosemite will not be forgotten. therefore - alwaysFaithfully your firendHenry F. Osborn[1]November 18th 1897[letterhead]My dear Prof. Muir, We were very happy to hear from you again, in such a long delightful letter. and learn of your Alaskan journey. The Osborns and chickarees are all blooming--staving off as late as possible the return to New York and clinging to the country until Thanksgiving is over. We have you and your glacier always before us in the explorer's corner of my library-panels, under Humboldt. And the mem-02361


[New York]

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