Katherine Freeman


Mr. & Mrs. [J] Muir


[in margin: 909]

Berkeley California

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

Katherine Freeman

for Arbor Day Committee


Berkeley [Calif.]

Date Original

1902 Dec 1


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0843

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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