Creator

Mrs. James E. White

Recipient

Sec. of the Smithsonian

Transcription

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
Washington.
Respectfully referred to Mr John
Muir, Martinez, Calif.
and writer so advised.
Charles S. Walcott
DIRECTOR.
M.
[in margin: 309]
[Jan 8, 1903]

To the Secretary of the Smithsonian [illegible] Institution - Washington, D.C.

Dear Sir:-

Will you kindly give me a seven to ten minnet sketch of the life and works of John Muir, who as I understand is in the employ of the government as geologist and perhaps in other capacities, in our National Parks and Reservations.
From the literary point I have "Wild Parks and Forest Reservations of the West"- "The Yellowstone National Parks"- "Among the Animals of the Yosemite-" and "The Grand Canon [diacritic]

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of the Colorado"- magazine articles-
How much the government gives gratis I do not know. If there is a fee attached to the replying to such requests - kindly inform me and I will willingly forward the same-
Enclosed find stamped and addressed envelope-
Trusting my request is not extravagant - and hoping an early reply I am

Sincerely yours

Mrs James E. White
Springfield
Vermont

January the eight -
nineteen hundred and three.

of the Colorado"- magazine articles-
How much the government gives gratis I do not know. If there is a fee attached to the replying to such requests - kindly inform me and I will willingly forward the same-
Enclosed find stamped and addressed envelope-
Trusting my request is not extravagant - and hoping an early reply I am

Sincerely yours

Mrs James E. White
Springfield
Vermont

January the eight -
nineteen hundred and three.

Location

Washington, D. C.

Date Original

1903 Jan 8

Source

Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir13_0046-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0046

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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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