W[illia]m L. Smith
with pleasure as others do here in the east.
Any courtesies you can show Miss [Gage] will be much appreciated.
May we meet again & so on
Wm. [William] [Lord] Smith
30 Elm St
Worcester Mass. [Massachusetts]
Dear Doctor Muir,
You may remember a certain man named Smith who travelled with you -(much to his own instruction & advantage of your fellowship) from Rangoon to Calcutta & then to Darjeeling & on to Jeypore.
I am that Smith and
truly hope I may have the good luck to meet you again.
After coming home I gave lectures - on travel
This year [ ] I went to Africa collecting animals for the Agassiz Museum Cambridge, and am now to write up my material of years standing
Please let me know when you are coming east again so I may see you.
I always look back with
great pleasure on our journey together.
This letter is really to introduce to you a very good friend of mine. Miss Mabel [Gage] I have told her to be sure and meet you if possible and I know you can tell her much that will make her stay in California very interesting.
She reads your books
Original letter dimensions: 16 x 25.5 cm.
Smith, William L., "Letter from W[illia]m L. Smith to John Muir, [1904?] Dec." (1904). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2938.
Reel 14, Image 0776
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