Charles E. Fay
early appointment of a nominating committee. For some reasons a geographical distribution of its membership is desirable and the use of the mail renders it a feasible if not ideal method. Perhaps it might be well if the appointment were made before the summer holidays.How much we desired your presence at our last annual meeting!- the largest we have had, and a body of men that I know it would have delighted you to meet, as they also would have been glad to do you honor. Possibly the pleasure is only deferred. Surely we hope for an opportunity to grasps your hand and joy together in our common ideals.Yours faithfullyCharles E. Fay.[illegible]Tufts College, Mass.Mar. 28. 1910.Mr John Muir,President of the American Alpine ClubMartinez, California.Dear Mr. President:The name of Sir Ernest [Shackleton?] has been put in nomination for honorary membership in the Alpine Club. To validate an election the vote of the Executive Committee must be unanimous.Will you kindly signify (by return of mail if possible) whether you ass[illegible]t to his election?May I take this occasion to call attention to the fact that the next annual meeting is the triennial election of officers, and to suggest the04738
Tufts College, Mass.
1910 Mar 28
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