B. Grant Taylor


John Muir


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Saratoa THE CROWN OF THE SANTA CLARA VALLEYCalifornia In the "Warm Belt" of the foothills — above the fogs — on the San Jose, Saratoga and Los Gatos Electric Belt LineThe land is a land of hills and valleys, and drinketh water of the rain of heaven : a land which the Lord thy God careth for. -Deut. XI. II-I2SARATOGA IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATIONPres., DAVID C. BELL Sec., B. GRANT TAYLOR Treas., E. M. CUNNINGHAMVICE-PRESIDENT, L. MCGUIRR MARTIN KANE J. T. RICHARDSChairman Executive Com., E. S. WILLIAMSSIXTH ANNUAL BLOSSOM FESTIVAL - 1905COMMITTEERS COMMITTEERSEIGHTEENTHTransportation, Martin Kane, Chairman Program, The Executive CommitteeGuides and Badges, W. G. Tomlinson. Chairman Evening Program, E. M. Cunningham, ChairmanView Points, Chas. C. Bell, Chairman Reception, Frank Abernethy, ChairmanGrounds, S. H. Cloud, Chairman Flags and Decorations, J. T. Corpatein, ChairmanAmusements, Levi Scott, Chairman Congress Springs Water, Chas. A. Page, ChairmanAthletics, Forest Sanders, Chairman Teams, W. J. Thompson. ChairmanInformation Bureau, Dr. R. L. Hogg, Chairman Marshal, Herbert F. TuckDrives, J. A. Kerr, Chairman Religious Exercises, Pastors McKnight, Merrill, WoodwardSARATOGA, CALIFORNIA, March 10, 1905Mr. John Muir, Martinez, California. Dear Mr. Muir:- I take pleasure in extending to you an invitation to be one of the guests of honor of oun people on the occasion of the Blossom Festival, the 18th inst., and add to and enjoy the inspiration and pleasure which we hope the day will afford. I might add that there are several streams and gulches in that immediate vicinity which are very much in need of being inspected by you, while the whole region has acquired a new importance in view of the state road bill which is now in the hands of our good Governor, and which I sincerely hope he will sign, if he has not already done so. I sincerely trust that you will recognize your duty as State Mountain and Gulch Inspector, and find it convenient and enjoyable to bring your family and as many of your friends as possible to Saratoga on the day above indicated. Sincerely yours, ft J [illegible] Secretary. 03546


Saratoga, Calif.

Date Original

1905-03-10 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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