B. Grant Taylor
THE CROWN OF THE SANTA CLARA VALLEY
In the "Warm Belt" of the foothills — above the fogs — on the San Jose, Saratoga and Los Gatos Electric Belt Line
The land is a land of hills and valleys, and drinketh water of the rain of heaven : a land which the Lord thy God careth for.
-Deut. XI. II-I2
SARATOGA IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Pres., DAVID C. BELL Sec., B. GRANT TAYLOR Treas., E. M. CUNNINGHAM
VICE-PRESIDENT, L. MCGUIRR MARTIN KANE J. T. RICHARDS
Chairman Executive Com., E. S. WILLIAMS
SIXTH ANNUAL BLOSSOM FESTIVAL - 1905
Transportation, Martin Kane, Chairman
Program, The Executive Committee
Guides and Badges, W. G. Tomlinson. Chairman
Evening Program, E. M. Cunningham, Chairman
View Points, Chas. C. Bell, Chairman
Reception, Frank Abernethy, Chairman
Grounds, S. H. Cloud, Chairman
Flags and Decorations, J. T. Corpatein, Chairman
Amusements, Levi Scott, Chairman
Congress Springs Water, Chas. A. Page, Chairman
Athletics, Forest Sanders, Chairman
Teams, W. J. Thompson. Chairman
Information Bureau, Dr. R. L. Hogg, Chairman
Marshal, Herbert F. Tuck
Drives, J. A. Kerr, Chairman
Religious Exercises, Pastors McKnight, Merrill, Woodward
SARATOGA, CALIFORNIA, March 10, 1905
Mr. John Muir,
Dear Mr. Muir:-
I take pleasure in extending to you an invitation to be one of the guests of honor of oun people on the occasion of the Blossom Festival, the 18th inst., and add to and enjoy the inspiration and pleasure which we hope the day will afford. I might add that there are several streams and gulches in that immediate vicinity which are very much in need of being inspected by you, while the whole region has acquired a new importance in view of the state road bill which is now in the hands of our good Governor, and which I sincerely hope he will sign, if he has not already done so.
I sincerely trust that you will recognize your duty as State Mountain and Gulch Inspector, and find it convenient and enjoyable to bring your family and as many of your friends as possible to Saratoga on the day above indicated.
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1905 Mar 10
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Taylor, B. Grant, "Letter from B. Grant Taylor to John Muir, 1905 Mar 10." (1905). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3292.
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