Nellie M. Gleason


John Muir


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[2]by people who have had experience.We wish very much that you would speak to us on the subject also, as a climax. Would it be possible for us to induce you to do so?There are a great many people in Oakland who would be more than glad to hear you, and if you consented, the Fraternity would open its doors to its friends.We would not wish to limit you to the subject of mountain climbing, or ask you to prepare a formal paper. An[3]informal talk on the mountains that you have visited and the birds and flowers and trees that help to make them beautiful would be just as welcome to us, and perhaps less trouble to you.The Star King Fraternity is allied with the Unitarian Church and I should have asked Mr. Weudte [diacritic] or Mr. Warren Olney to speak a word to you in our behalf but Mr. Olney is away at present and Mr. Weudte [diacritic] very busy.if you can come we will make whatever arrangements you wish


Oakland [Calif.]

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Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

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