John W. Hoyt


John W. Hoyt


John Muir


Wisconsin Academy of Science, Arts and Letters,

Madison, Mar. 22, 1875.

Mr. John Muir, Oakland: Dear Sir,

I have re’d [ nad?] with great interest, and laid before the Academy of Sciences, your valuable “studies in the formation of Mountains in the Sierra Nevada, California”, for which please accept official and personal thanks. By way of reip[illegible]ity, I forward for your acceptance a copy of Vol. II, [illegible] Wis. Acad. You are to be congratulated on the success of your scientific labors and on the [ honorable?] recognition

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you have gained among the scientists of the country. If you interpose no objection I shall do myself the pleasure to nominate you for C[illegible] Membership in the Wis. Acad. at the next meeting. Respectfully Yours, John W. Hoyt


Madison, [Wisc]

Date Original

1875 Mar 22


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 41 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0289

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