[Margaret Rae Lunam]
" To explore, enjoy, and render accessible the mountain regions of the Pacific Coast; to publish authentic information concerning them; to enlist thesupport and co-operation of the people and the Government in preserving the forests and other natural features of the Sierra Nevada Mountains."Board of Directors—1912-1913Mr. John Muir. President . . . . MartinezProf. A. G. McAdie. Vice-President . San FranciscoProf. J. N. Le Conte. Treasurer . . . BerkeleyMr. William E. Colby, Secretary . . San FranciscoProf. Wm. F. Badè . . . . . Berkeley Prof. Vernon L. Kelloer . . Stanford UniversityMr. E. T. Parsons . . . San FranciscoMr. Willoughby Rodman . . . Los AngelesMr. Clair 8. Tappaan . . . . Los AngelesOuting CommitteeProf. J. N. Le Conte Mr. E. T. ParsonsMr. Wm. E. Colby. Chairman and ManagerMr. Clair 8. Tappaan, (Los Angeles) Assistant ManagerHonorary Vice-PresidentsHon. James Bryce, British Embassy, Washington. D. C.Mr. Henry 8. Graves . . . Washington, D. C.Pres. David Starr Jordan . . Stanford UniversityMr. J. Horace McFartand . . . Harrisbnrg. Pa.Editorial BoardProf. Wm. F. Bade. Editor . . . . BerkeleyMr. Wm. E. Colby, Notes and Correspondence,BerkeleyMrs. E. T. Parsons, Book Reviews . . BerkeleyMr. A. H. Allen Mr. Elliott McAllisterProf. J. B. Church. Jr. Mr. Edward T. ParsonsProf. J. N. Le Conte Prof. H. W. RolfsMartinez, Cal, Nov. 26, 1912.My Dear Cousin:-I am very glad to learn by your last letterwritten by Maggie that you are still well enough to be up everyday, and that Maggie also is unusually well. As far as I haveheard from the family out here, we are all about as usual. Iam now very busy writing a book on Alaska. I hope that sometime next spring I shall have the pleasure of sending you a firstvolume of my autobiography entitled My boyhood and youth", whichwill recall, my dear cousin, the time when you used to torment mewith kisses on the stone stairs when I was going up to grandfathersto learn my lessons.Enclosed you will find $100. With one-half of it, buysomething to add to your comfort, the other half to be distributedamong the poor.Ever your affectionate cousin,John Muir053041
1912 Nov 26
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