J. K. McLean


J. K. Mc Lean


John Muir


Oakland. Mar 14 ‘79

Mr Muir Esqr

Dear Sir.

It’s in contem- plation – to hold a “Sunday school Assembly” [illegible]Yosemite Valley [illegible]- [illegible] [illegible] of the present you. [illegible] [illegible – whole line] A large no. of visitors are expected from [illegible – whole line] having been obtained for an excu[illegible] [illegible – whole line] [illegible – whole line] [illegible – whole line]. I am instructed by the [illegible] of [illegible]ments – of which I am [illegible] -, to see of your s[illegible] can be obtained to deliver two (or more) lectures in the valley upon the “Geological Reems

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of Yosemite”. The time for [illegible] eleven A M: of [illegible] Thursday [illegible] 12 at 8 P.M. [illegible] to the [illegible] points of interest in the valley. Will you please, [at your earliest?] convenience correspond with me on the subject. of course the Corr. [illegible] expect to defray your [in margin: 683] expenses : and will make such compensation (with their [illegible]) as [illegible] can [illegible] upon between [illegible] and you. At Mr. McChesneys suggestion I send care Payot Upham & Co; not knowing your address. Please let me hear from you at your earliest convenience. [illegible], very truly yours J.K. McLean



Oakland, [Calif]

Date Original

1879 Mar 14


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 1028

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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