[William Kent]


John Muir


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Kentfield, Marin Co., Cal.February 10, 190°. Mr. John Muir ,Martinez, Cal.My dear Mr. Muir:FOR REFERENCE USE ONLYReproduced from the original iiThe Yale University Library Permission necessary for reproduction or publication for your letter.I wish to thank you for your book and especially for your letter. The Native Sons of San Rafael are to give me some sort of a reception at the Opera House in San Rafael,on the evening of Washington's birthday. Joaquin Miller and Luther Burbank, I believe, will be there, and I have to go through the mill just for the sake of jollying the good work along. Naturally we are all particularly anxious to have you present and I wish to send you a special invitation to come here and stop over night with us and take in the show, which is naturally largely your show. It will be a splendid opportunity for us to say a few words that may help on the general cause of nature preservation and, incidentally,the larger park scheme. I shall much enjoy meeting you and am sure the occasion will not be depressing.The trains leave San Francisco for Kentfield half-hourly after4:15 and prior thereto at 1:45, 2:45 and 3:45 P.M. Please let me know what train you are coming on and I shall see that you are met at the station.Yours truly,


Kentfield, Calif.

Date Original

1908 Feb 10


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