Creator

Unidentified

Creator

[author unknown]

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

01951 [1]

Berkeley. Feb. 27. '90

John Muir:

Dear Sir,

With the endorsement of Mr. Wm Keith I have found courage to write you to grant a great favor to the women of "Sorosis" a S. F. Branch of New York Sorosis founded by Jennie June and the Cary sisters twenty-eight years ago.
Literature, art, science, Philanthropy and whatever tends to broaden and uplift is for our consideration.
As one of the organizers of the Club in San Francisco, I am desirous to interest the members in the development of the State of Cal.

01951 [2]

to do this they must have knowledge of its resources, its potentiality. Our Redwood forests have seemed to me worthy of first presentation.
I wish to give such flavor of romance and poetry to such presentation as to capture the mind and will of an audience.
You can help me by giving your presence and a ten minute talk (or longer) on this beautiful & characteristic tree. The time 3rd Monday in March from 2 to 4. P. M. at Mrs. Dr. Younger 1414 California St. San Fran. If you can think favorably of my request and will write

Location

Berkeley [Calif]

Date Original

1895 Feb 27

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir08_0855-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 08, Image 0855

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