W[illia]m L. Smith
truly hope I may have the good luck [to?] meet you again.After coming home I gave lectures - on travel this year I went [to?] Africa collecting animals for the Agassiz Museum Cambridge and am now to write up my [illegible]al of years standing Please let me know when you are coming east again so I may see you.I always [look back?] withgreat pleasure on our journey together-This letter is really [to?] introduce [to?] you a very good friend of mine. Miss Mabel [Gage?] I have told her [to?] be sure and meet you if possible and I know you can tell her much that will make her stay in California very interesting -She reads your books
circa [1904?] Dec
Original letter dimensions: 16 x 25.5 cm.
Reel 14, Image 0778
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