Creator

Henry Van Dyke

Creator

Henry van Dyke

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[letterhead]

March 15

1913

Dear Mr Muir:

I have just proposed Dr. Charles F. Holden for membership in the National Institute of Arts and Letters, his work is ichthyology and the charm with which he has written of out-door life, qualify him. And we want more members from the Pacific Coast.
The by-laws require three proposers. I believe you know Mr Holder and I hope you will be willing to be one of his proposers. If so will you write to Mr Henry D. Sedgwick c/o Robert J. Johnson, The Century Magazine? At the

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meeting in Chicago in November, it will be good to have more men from West of the Mississippi, and I hope you will be one of them.
I wish I could see you while we are in California, but they keep me very busy among the foot-hills. "My heart's in the highlands".

Sincerely

Henry Van Dyke

Location

Pasadena, Calif.

Date Original

1913 Mar 15

Source

Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir21_0207-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0207

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