H. P. Child
FORM IOS S & M L CO 7-6-97-1000KANSAS CITY STOCK YARDS COMPANY.ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER'S OFFICE.H. P. CHILD,ASS'T. GEN'L. MANAGER.Kansas City, Mo., November 27, 1897.Mr. John Muir,c/o Atlantic Monthly,New York City, N.Y.Dear Sir;I am rebinding in fine calf my copy of "The Mountains of California" and before placing the inclosed book-plate in the volume, I am tempted to ask you to honor it by adding to it your autograph with a line and date below my name.Hoping that you will confer this favor and thanking you in advance for the courtesy, I am,Very truly yours,[illegible]
Kansas City, Mo.
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.
Reel 09, Image 1164
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