W. H. Simpson


W. H. Simpson


John Muir


The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway System.Railway Exchange, 9 Jackson Boulevard. Chicago.W. J. BLACK,Passenger Traffic Manager.OFFICE OF PASSENGER TRAFFIC MANAGER.W. H. SIMPSON,Adverttaing Agent.Chicago, November 8,1909.Mr.John Muir,Martinez, Ca1ifornia.Dear Mr. Muir:At last we have arranged matters for sending the box of fossil wood to Edinburgh, Scotland, our Freight Department having forwarded the necessary instructions to agent at Muir, California, on October 29th. As soon as we receive the bill of lading covering this shipment I will forward same to prof. of. Balfour, telling him that it is done on your request.Trusting that everything will be satisfactory and thanking you for your trouble, I beg to remainYours truly,W. H. SimpsonAdvertising Agent.NHR04628



Date Original

1909 Nov 8


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0881

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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