Edwin H. Abbot
to write it myself, I hope this fiends Professor Herrick of Chicago University (just arrived from Europe) who was Philip's College Chum, and companion in his Mexico town and the ascent of W. [Dana?] and the mountains about Yo Semite will furnish you a really excellent meeting. He not only has been on the most intimate terms of friendship, and knew Philip better than almost anybody else, but is himself so skilled a writer, that he can give you what is worth the subject as well as your proceedings. If this will not beCambridge, Mass. [letterhead]September 19, 1896.John Muir, Esq.San Francisco, CaliforniaDear Mr. Muir,Accidents have prevented my earlier reply to the suggestions of Gen.l Abbot of your wish for an account of my son, Philip Stanley Abbot, for the proceedings of the Sierra Club of San Francisco, of which I now learn Philip was a member. Thinking it best not02152
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