Sterling Ill. Aug 28, 1897
Prof. John Muir
Myself and others expect to send a committee to the coast of Alaska to look for a lead-gold-mine that can be bought.
If you will kindly give us some information where to look for such property we will remember you with a block of full-paid stock in our Co. when organized and will also thank you for such information as you choose to give.
Without other apology for this familiarity I will say that the excitement of gold discovery prompts acts otherwise discourteous.
Get rich quick letter
1897 Aug 28
Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20 cm.
Simonson, Flavel, "Letter from Flavel Simonson to John Muir, 1897 Aug 28." (1897). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2006.
Reel 09, Image 1064
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