Bradford Leavitt


John Muir


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4.the name of the great man whose memory we would honor, and honor ourselves in remembering. Let Emerson be fittingly remembered in a public way in San Francisco. If you will come and help us it will be a great occasion - if you do not come - there is no one to take your place.With cordial regardsSincerely YoursBradford Leavitt.[1][letterhead]March 9 1903.Dear Mr. Muir:-As you know the Centennial of Emerson's birth falls this year, on May 25th. and I am planning to celebrate the occasion in some notable way. it is fitting that the celebration should be in the Unitarian Church both because he was a minister of that faith and especially because he was a friend of Starr King and03177


San Francisco

Date Original

1903 Mar 9


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 28 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0248

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