Geo[rge] D. Dorsey


John Muir


FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORYCHICAGOMay 17, 1909.Mr. John Muir,President, Sierra Club,San Francisco, Cali.My dear Mr. Muir:The Board of Directors of the Geographic Society of Chicago, of which I am President, has requested me to write to you to see if you would be willing to come on to Chicago sometime this autumn, as the guest of the Society at its Annual Banquet, to be held sometime in November or December, preferably November 12. The Society would, of course, defray your expenses on this trip. I cannot tell you how greatly pleased we would be if you could accept our invitation, but I beg to assure you that we should feel that you were doing us a very high honor.Believe me, with respect,Sincerely yours,[Illegible]ADDRESS ALL CORRESPONDENCE, PUBLICATIONS AND PACKAGESTO THE FIELD MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, CHICAGO U. S. A.04499



Date Original

1909 May 17


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0452

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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