Mrs. Orville D. Badwin


John Muir


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COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENTSPROF. EMORY E. SMITH, ChairmanPalo Alto, Cal.MRS. AUSTIN SPERRY, Rec. Sec.2100 Pacific Ave., s. F.MRS. ORVILLE D. BALDWIN, Cor. Sec.3700 Washington St., S. F.PROF. E. J. WICKSONUniversity of CaliforniaMRS. L. O. HODGKINS1011 Second Ave., S. F.MR. JOHN McLARENGolden Gate Park, S. F.MR. JOHN H. SIEVERS, 25 Post St., S. F.cOMMITTEE: ON ENTERTAINMENTMRS. A. M. SIMPSON,[illegible]2200 Pacific Ave., S. F.MRS. RICHARD SPRECKELSMRS. EMMA SHAFTER HOWARDMRS. W. H. WEISTERMRS. J. R. MARTINMRS. M. GROTHWELLMRS. ELLA C. ROECKELMISS GEORGIA BARKERADDRESS AM. CORRESPONDENCE TO THE SECRETARYPacific StatesFloral CongressCONVENESMAY 14, 15, 16Academy of SciencesSan FranciscoANNUAL FLOWER SHOWCALIFORNIA STATE FLORAL SOCIETYMAY 16, 17, 18GRAND NAVE, FERRY BUILDING, SAN FRANCISCOMR. J. A. MILLER, MANAGER215 HAYES ST., S. F.GENERAL COMMITTEEDR. J. R. CARDWELL, Portland, Or.PROF. E. R. LAKE, Corvallis, Or.DR. P. B. KENNEDY, Reno, Nev.PROF. J. A. BALMER, Pullman, Wash.PROF. A. J. McCLATCHEPhoenix, Ariz.MR. LUTHER BURBANKSanta Rosa, Cal.CAPT. F. EDW. GRAY, AlhambraMR. EDW. STURTERVANTStation E.. Los AngelesMr. LESTER C. MORSE, Santa ClaraMRS. THBODOSIA B. SHEPHERDVenturaPROF. WM. R. DUDLEYStanford UniversityPROF. CHAS. H. SHINNEUniversity of CaliforniaMISS KATE O. SESSIONS, San DiegoMR. JOHN ROCK, NilesMR. H. H. NOBLECypress Lawn CemeteryMR. ANDREW T. GARBY, Los AngelesMR. SIDNEY CLACK, Menlo ParkMR. T. L. STEVENSON, San FranciscoMR. H. M. SANBORN OaklandMR. FRANK PELLICANO, San FranciscoMR. GEO. B. JONES, San FranciscoSan Francisco, Cal.,..March...28th,.....I90IMr. John Muir,Martinez.My Dear Sir:—The Committee of Arrangements hereby cordially invite you to participate in the program. We would like to have you treat the following, or some nearly allied subject."Alpine Gardens."California speakers are limited to thirty minutes; speakers from other States, forty-five minutes. Two typewritten copies Of your essay are requested; one for the official report of the Congress, the other for the Press. It is specially desired to have photographs or exhibits illustrating all essays.Several notable Eastern men are expected to add interest to the occasion; among them James Wilson, Secretary of Agriculture.The Southern Pacific and Santa Pe R. R. Companies have granted a special two-thirds rate to the Congress and Flower Show.We sincerely trust that you will arrange to be present at this notable gathering of Ornamental Horticulturists, and that we may have the pleasure of hearing an address from you'.In case your presence should prove impossible, your essay will be read Vo the Congress. In the latter case the manuscript should be in the hands of the Secretary mot later than May 11th.Hoping to hear from yop favorably and soon, I amYours very truly,[02850]


San Francisco

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1901 Mar 28


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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