[Henry Fairfield] Osborn
Martinez, Apr. 30, 1899
My dear Prof. Osborn,
Mrs. Osborns letter of the 9th of this month was answered by mine of about the same date-all but the loving kindness of it, I did not accept the invitation to go north until I received your letter. How grand it would be could you go, I got the name of the head of the party only two days before the arrival of your letter & you may be sure I was glad to get your information. To think you should know I was going and with whom before I did!
Now since our spring trip to Yosemite is off Can we not go in August. It will be late for the Valley but just right for the High Sierra back of it. I'll go if yon come and take my girls if Mrs Osborn is with us to care for them.
Have a letter for me at Seattle & write again here before I go.
With kindest regards ever yours
1899 Apr 30
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Henry Fairfield] Osborn, 1899 Apr 30." (1899). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2387.
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