THE SONS OF DANIEL BOONEBRANCH OFCLUB OF CLUBS11 EAST 24 TH STREETNEW YORK CITYflood, or in times of riot or standing up [illegible] noted bully or rough, when the interests of peaceable [illegible] demands it; and so forth, and so forth.You being a particular out-door here, the President [illegible] self endorsed your name as being the one eminently proper for [illegible]Notch for the society. I have accordingly enclosed some suggestions for the deed necessary to win the John Muir Top Notch.I will consider it a personal favor if you will kindly select the one you would like best to be known by your name. This will please the [illegible] immensely and stimulates them to worthy acts and deeds.If you will give your early attention to this so that [illegible] may [illegible] in a position to send [illegible] list of Top Notches to the different Forts scattered [illegible] the [illegible] States and Canada, you will conser a great faver on me.Any suggestion or amendment you [illegible] offer for your Notch will be glade adopte[illegible]It may interest you to know that the only other Top Notches proposed are the Roosevelt Notch, the Dewey Notch, the General Bell Notch, the Buffalo Bill Notch, and the Mark Twain Notch.Sincerely yours,[illegible]
Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20.5 cm.
Reel 16, Image 0707
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