Henry Fairfield Osborn


John Muir


[4]I will telegraph or telephone you on Thursday morning from the "[illegible]out"With our warmest regards and joyful anticipations -Yours ever-Henry Fairfield Osborn[1]Tuesday.Mar. 15/[illegible][letterhead]My dear friend:It seems almost too good to be true that you can accompany us to the Yosemite. Mrs Osborn is perfectly delighted and so am I. We are leaving southern California and [shortening?] our stay in these lovely part - in order to give us more time

[3]I am greatly interested in his explorations on the Pacific Coast which parallel mine on the East.Please address me in careProf. J. C. MerriamBerkeleyCal.[2]in that glorious valley which you know and love better than any one else in the world.We reach the [Fairmont?] Hotel, San Francisco tomorrow, Wednesday evening - and go out to Berkeley - to spend the day (Thursday) and evening with my friend Prof. J C. Merriam.


Santa Barbara, Calif.

Circa Date

[1910] Mar 15


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0245

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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