Milicent W. Shinn [Editor Overland]
[in margin: 313]01039Overland Office, Dec. 18 thDear Mr Muir:I hope you will be very sure to come to Mr Scott’s Overland dinner, for which you rec’d a card I believe, a day or two since. You will like to meet Mr Scott, and to dine in a picture-gallery, and there will be some very pleasant people there. And you will say a few words, will you not? [deleted: about] in answer to a toast on “Nature and Literature”? Dr Jo Le Conte has promised to speak of “Science and Literature”, and we shall try to get Horace Davis to say something about “Business Life and Literature”. Of course it is a just a few informal words, of the “impromptu[illegible]with-warning beforehand” class. it is very good of Mr Scott, don’t
[San Francisco, Calif]
1882 Dec 18
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