May F. Benton


M[ay] F. Benton


Mr. and Mrs. Blanchard


Oakland July 26st 1877

Dear Mr & Mrs. Blanchard

Allow me to introduce to you a valued friend of ours, Mr Muir. Perhaps you have read contributions from him in various publications — on glaciers and nature’s wonderful doings in general & particular &c &c I am sure you will enjoy an acquaintance with him — In haste Yours truly M. P. Benton.



Oakland [Calif.]

Date Original

1877 Jul 26


Original letter dimensions: 15 x 29.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0545

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