W[illia]m E. Colby


John Muir


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"To explore, enjoy, and render accessible the mountain regions of the Pacific. Coast; to publish authentic information concerning them; to enlist the support and co-operation of the people and the Government in preserving the forests and other natural feature's of the Sierra Nevada Mountains."BOARD OF DIRECTORS-1902-1903.Mr. John Muir...PresidentMr. Elliott McALLISTER...Vice-PresidentMr. J. N. LECONTE...TreasurerProf. W. R. DUDLEY...Corresponding SecretaryMr. WILLIAM E. COLBY...Recording SecretaryRoom 25, Eighth Floor, Mills Iiuilding.San Francisco.Prof. GEORGE DAVIDSON, Prof.DAVID STARR JORDAN,Mr.WARREN GREOORY,Mr. WARREN OLNEY.Vice Prof. c. B. Bradley, resigned,CHAIRMAN COMMITTEE ON PUBLICATI0N:Pros.DAVID STAR JORDON.Mr.J.S.HUTCHINSON.jr...Assistant EditorClaus Spreckels BuildingMERCHANTS'EXCHANGE BUILDINGSAN FRANCISCO,CAL.May 21, 1902.Mr. John Muir,Martinez, Cal.My dear Mr. Muir:-Things are booming an regards the outing and I hope that you will stand by me, as I need all the assistance possible.We are going to have a Mich finer crowd of people, even, than last year and they all askt the first thing, if you are going to he with us, and every now and then I hear alarming reports from some one who has heard that you have decided not to visit the Canon.I meant to have written you before this and to have stated that if it is your pleasure that your daughters should accompany our party that their deposits will be offact by What the (Blub owes you from 3 ast year, the balance I believe being $50.00, of course, if you make up your own party than I will see that the $50.00 is refunded you some tine soon, but I hope that this is not the case and. that you will not take the trouble and time to make up a separate oanp outfit and party, for you can just as well come in with ua, and we will make everything as comfortable as possible for you and the girls.You naist remember that you coiae as a guest of the committee and your daughters deposits are already settled.Have you heard anything recently frou Dr. Merriam and do you know of his movements? Could you not write him a letter and[03007]


San Francisco

Date Original

1902 May 21


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0424

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