Ja[me]s Horsburgh, Jr.


John Muir


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(2-5-00 -20M.) 2TP. 38 BNO.T. H. GOODMAN,General PASSENGER AGENTR. A. DONALDSON,JAS. HORSBURGH, JR.H. R. JUDAH,ASST. GEN. PASS. AGENTS.SAN FRANCISCO, March 9th, 1900.Mr. John Muir,Martinez, Cal.Dear Sir:It gives me pleasure to transmit to you the enclosed letter from Mr. Thomas Magee of this City, which speaks for itself.As a co-worker with Mr. Magee for many years, I sincerely hope that you can spare the time to give the members of Calvary Church and the young people connected therewith, a talk some evening soon on the Big Trees of California. You are of course well aware that the interest which the people of San Francisco and the Pacific Slope have in these giants of the forest at the present time, is at a white heat, and the press dispatch from Washington this morning, announcing that the Calaveras and Tuolumne Groves are out of danger from the lumberman's axe, must be very gratifying to all, and especially to your good self.If you can see your way to favor us in this matter, we will make it our business to place you before an audience worthy of the lecturer and the subject. If the idea commends itself to you, we can arrange to have a set of first-class stereopticon views prepared, to illustrate your lecture. Recently we have made a number of remarkable photographs of the Big Trees.For your lecture, we can arrange to have the use of the main auditorium of Calvary Presbyterian Church, corner of Geary and Powell Streets, which Is one of the best, most convenient and[02672]


San Francisco

Date Original

1900 Mar 9


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 0153

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