Creator

Flavel Simonson

Creator

Flavel Simonson

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

Sterling Ill. Aug 28, 1897

Prof. John Muir

Dear Sir_

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.

Yours truly

Flavel Simonson

Get rich quick letter

02339

Location

Sterling, Ill.

Date Original

1897 Aug 28

Source

Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir09_1064-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 1064

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Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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