any letter for me directed to care of [illegible] Belfow [illegible] [illegible] 50 California Street will find me on arrival.I remain [sincerely?]yours faithfullyLeonard Lyell[illegible].John Muir [illegible].[letterhead]30 April 1910Dear SirI have the pleasure to enclose - letter of introduction from Prof. Osborn of New York and to say that I expect to be in San Francisco by the middle of May where I hope to have the pleasure of calling on youMy object is going to California to [illegible] visit some of the forests and [particularly?] 04753
the Sequoia to the King river Valley - also a typical Red Wood Forest & one of Port Orford Cedars & any other interesting trees of the mountain which it may be practicable for me to reach.Any advice you may kindly furnish to attain my object & save time & trouble will be very highly appreciated.I was in California four year ago arriving just at the time of the earthquake & fire which in its calamities so damaged communications & so occupied peoples attention that I failed to see some of the places I had hoped to visit & was unable to make use of many letters of recommendation kindly supplied to me by Mr Gifford Pinchot.
1910 Apr 30
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
Lyell, Leonard, "Letter from Leonard Lyell to [John Muir], 1910 Apr 30." (1910). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4996.
Reel 19, Image 0333
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