Flavel Simonson


John Muir


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Sterling Ill. Aug 28, 1897Prof. John MuirDear Sir_Myself and others expect to send a committee to the coast of Alaska to look for a lead-gold-mine that can be bought.If you will kindly give us some information where to look for such property we will remember you with a block of full-paid stock in our Co. when organized and will also thank you for such information as you choose to give.Without other apology for this familiarity I will say that the excitement of gold discovery prompts acts otherwise discourteous.Yours trulyFlavel SimonsonGet rich quick letter02339


Sterling, Ill.

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Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20 cm.

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