John Ritchie, Jr.
[letterhead]April 20, 1898Dear Sir:It gives me pleasure to convey to you the information that at the last meeting of the Appalachian Mountain Club you were elected to Corresponding membership in the club, formal note of which is enclosed For a number of years your papers and volumes, some of them at least have been in our library, the Glacier which bears your name is the most [impairing?] of our photographic treasures, so that we have not been unfamiliar with your work and you have been with us in spirit. It is as an old friend, therefore; that I welcome to actual fraternity with our Club members - Cordially YoursJohn Richie JrCorresponding SecretaryA. M. ClubMr. John MuirSan Francisco, Cal02419
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