Jesse L. Smith
The Geographic Society of ChicagoJESSE L.SMITH,PRESIDENT POST OFFICE BOX 223OSCAR D.WHALIN.CON SECY. FOUNDED 1894CHICAGOtalks which are given down town at the Art Institute and which are open to the general public. These two institutions would wish to contribute an additional sum towards your expenses, I suppose seventyfive or one hundred dollars each.Let me hasten to add with reference to the invitations from the University and Museum officials that I trust you will not feel it necessary to accept them if you agree to appear as our guest. If you can do it, it will be gratifying to all concerned, but we will feel that we have been greatly favored if you find it necessary to allot your time only to the Geographic Society.Awaiting your reply with great interest, I remain,Sincerely yours,Jesse L.SmithPlease note suburban address:I4I So. 2nd St., Highland Park, Ill,04561
1909 Aug 16
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 18, Image 0670
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