UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISONOFFICE OF THE PRESIDENTJune 26 th, 1897.Mr. John Muir, LL.D.,California.Dear Sir:It gives me pleasure to announce that on the unanimous recommendation of the Faculty, the Board of Regents authorized me on Commencement Day to confer upon you the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws. You have earned it by your explorations and your scientific work and writings The University is proud of your achievements and desires thus to indicate her high appreciation.I have the honor to beVery respectfully yours,[illegible]President.02305
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