R[obert] U[nderwood] J[ohnson]


John Muir


Nov 4, 1898


[write two letters inclosed]

Dear Muir:

I have just telegraphed Osborn that you have made two dinner engagements here - one with Mr. Leggett for Sunday the other with Tesla which he has fixed for Saturday. We are expecting Hobson at both dinners. So you ought to come down


tomorrow. Tuesday being a holiday, you can go back Monday night if you wish, though there is talk of a [theatre?] party for you at Jeffersons early in the week- the Gilders party.
Tell those greedy, greedy Osborns that we will [illegible]art of the yearth!!

Faithfully theirs & thine



New York

Date Original

1898 Nov 4


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0447

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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