Henry Fairfield Osborn
OFFICE OFTHE PRESIDENTFOR THE PEOPLEFOR EDUCATIONFOR SCIENCETHE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORYNEW YORK16 January, 1914My dear Mr. Muir:Mrs. Osborn and I were delighted to receive your letter of January fourth which gave us the greatest pleasure. You will be interested to know that I am to give the Hitchcock Lectures at the University of California February sixteenth to twentieth, five in all. Soon thereafter we hope to spend a day with you at Martinez if you expect to be home.The Hetch Hetchy was a terrible blow, but it was absolutely inevitably the result, the plans had been laid so thoroughly, and our friend Gifford Pinchot acting the part of Judas Iscariot.Mrs. Osborn sends her love and we hope that you may still be at home when we come.Always your devoted friend,[illegible]Mr. John Muir.
1914 Jan 16
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 40.5 cm.
Reel 22, Image 0071
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