Mr. & Mrs. [J] Muir
[in margin: 909]
December. 1. 1902.
My dear Mr & Mrs Muir
Arbor Day passed off very successfully- delightfully interesting - the only disappointment being the absence of the one so dear to the hearts of all Californians and to whom the beautiful tree was dedicated- We received your telephone message this morning and appreciate very much your good wishes for the day's success - and felt you were
with us in spirit - some time when you come to Berkeley you must visit the High School grounds and see this tree and read the inscription on the plate. a paper giving an account of the exercises will be sent to you. Also a souvenir program. Hoping you will both soon recover from the prevailing colds - and thanking you for your kind letters.
Yours very sincerely
for Arbor Day Committee
1902 Dec 1
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 24.5 cm.
Freeman, Katherine, "Letter from Katherine Freeman to Mr. & Mrs. [J] Muir, 1902 Dec 1." (1902). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4789.
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