Geo[rge] Otis Smith
GEO. OTIS SMITHU. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEYWASHINGTON, D. C.December 8, 1909.Mr, John Muir,Martinez, California,My dear Mr, Muir:--May I ask you the favor of your autograph for the volume that I am sending you under separate cover? I wish to present it to my small son, Joseph Coburn Smith, who is that kind of a boy who would appreciate the story better if the book contained the personal touch of the author.Mr. Marshall and I often discuss the Yosemite and its future and you may be assured that we are ready at all times to act in the interests of that wonderful playground. Please return the volume to me at Skowhegan, Maine,Yours very cordially,[illegible]04646
Washington, D. C.
1909 Dec 8
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