John Muir


John Muir


D[avid] S[tarr] Jordan


Martinez, Feb. 29, 1896.

Prof. D S. Jordan:

Dear Sir,

I had an attack of the Grippe a month ago & all my work is in arrears, besides as you know lecturing is out of my line Therefore I must decline Your flattering invitation to lecture before the Academy of Sciences with cordial thanks for the honor.
I congratulate you, send you my best wishes & believe that now the Academy will do somewhat.

Every Yours truly,

John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1896 Feb 29


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 0075

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