W. H. Simpson


John Muir


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The Atchison. Topeka and Santa Fe Railway System.Railway Exchange, 9 Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, OFFICE OF PASSENGER TRAFFIC MANAGER.W. H. SIMPSON, Advertising Agent.W. J. BLACK, Passenger Traffic Manager. Chicago, May 31,1906. NEW DISCOVERIES PETRIFIED FORESTMr. John Muir,Martinez, California.Dear Sir:Mr. Arthur Chapman is a newspaper syndicate writer living in Denver. He was recently asked by the Sunday editor of the Globe-Democrat-to furnish an article about the Petrified Forest, and wrote to me for particulars as to anything new there.Have taken the liberty of briefly mentioning your discoveries, as it is good advertising for the Santa Fe. Should Mr. Chapman write you, he is not entitled to any more facts, unless perfectly agreeable to you to furnish them.Yours truly,[illegible]03735



Date Original

1906-05-31 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.

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Reel 16, Image 0259

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