John Ritchie, Jr.
April 20, 1898
It gives me pleasure to convey to you the information that at the last meeting of the Appalachian Mountain Club you were elected to Corresponding membership in the club, formal note of which is enclosed For a number of years your papers and volumes, some of them at least have been in our library, the Glacier which bears your name is the most [impairing?] of our photographic treasures, so that we have not been unfamiliar with your work and you have been with us in spirit. It is as an old friend, therefore; that I welcome to actual fraternity with our Club members -
John Richie Jr
A. M. Club
Mr. John Muir
San Francisco, Cal
1898 Apr 20
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.
Ritchie, John Jr., "Letter from John Ritchie, Jr. to John Muir, 1898 Apr 20." (1898). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2087.
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