Washington Bartlett [California] Governor


John Muir


STATE of California Executive Department.

To all to whom these presents shall come Greeting:-

Know ye that John Muir is hereby appointed a Commissioner to attend the American Forestry Congress to be held in the City of Springfield, Ill. on September 14, 15 and 16, 1887.

In testimony whereof I hereto set my hand and cause to be affixed the Great Seal of the State.

Done at the City of Sacramento this 12th day of August_ in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, and of the Independence of the United States the on hundred and twelth.

Washington Bartlett, Governor.

William C. Hendricks Secretary of State.


[embossed with state seal?]


[Sacramento] Calif

Date Original

1887 Aug 12


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 18.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0850

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