J.D.W. French [American Forestry Assoc]


John Muir


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American Forestry Association(FORMERLY AMERICAN FORESTRY CONGRESS.)HON. J. SETERLING MORTON, Nebraska city,Neb.,President.Hon.H.G. JOLY, Quebec, Can., 1st Vice-President.J.D.W. FRENCH, Boston, Mass., Corresponding Secretary.N.H. EGLESTON, Washington, D.C., Recording Secretary.HENRY M. FISHER, M.D., Philadelpea, Pa., Treasurer.(WITH A VICE-PRESIDENT FOR EACH STATE)Executive Committee.B.E. FERNOW, Washington, D.C. Chairman.E.A. BOWRRS, Washington, D.C.CLEVELAND ABBS, Washington, D.C.E.T. ENSIGN, Colorado Springs, Cal. HENRY E. PELLAW, Washington, D.C.JOHN D. JONES, Washington, D.C.[WITH THE OFFICERS OF THE ASSOCIATION]Life Membership, 850.00ANNUAL DUES, 82.00160 State St., Boston, June, 19, 1893.John Muir, Esq.,The Century Magazine,New York, N. Y.,Dear Sir:-The American Forestry Association proposes to hold a two days' session, October 19th and 19th, in Chicago, under the auspices of the World's Congress Auxiliary; the printed circulars on the subject have not yet come to hand from Chicago, or I should enclose some to you.Can you not be present to take part in our meeting and, if possible, read a paper on some forest subject with which you may be familiar; perhaps on your work in behalf of the forests in the Yosemite Valley ?Yours truly,[illegible]01487


…Boston, [Mass.]

Date Original

1893 Jun 19


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 20 cm.

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