H. P. Wood


H. P. Wood


John Muir


W. A. BOWEN, CHAIRMANR. H. TRENT, TREASURERG. F. BUSHW. H. HOOGSJAMES L. McLEANH. P. WOOD, SECRETARYThe Hawaii Promotion CommitteeREPRESENTING THETerritory of Hawaii, Honolulu Chamber of CommerceMerchants' Association of HonoluluCABLE ADDRESS, "PROMOTION"CODE USED, "1901"HAWAII: A TOURIST RESORTA PLACE FOR HOMESTHE STRATEGIC CENTER OFTHE PACIFICFOR RATES AND DATES or SAILINGSFOR HONOLULUAPPLY TO NEAREST RAILWAY ORSTEAMSHIP PASSENGER AGENTHONOLULU, HAWAII, March 10th, 1909.John Muir, Esq.,Martinez,Cal.Dear Mr. Muir:-Almost a year has rolled around since we last wrote to you urging you to visit Hawaii as a guest of our Committee.By a recent Coast paper, just to hand, I note that Mr. John Burroughs is about to visit California and the West and that the two of you are planning to do some sight seeing together. Can you not induce your friend to accompany you on a trip to our beautiful Islands? You will have a pleasant trip down, and it is needless to assure you that you will receive a very warm reception upon your arrival in Hawaii. Many of our people have met you at different times and they will vie with each other in providing for your entertainment.Very truly yours,[illegible]Secretary.04452


Honolulu, Hawaii

Date Original

1909 Mar 10


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0290

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


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