Mary P. Putnam


Mary P. Putnam


John Muir


[1][letterhead]Monday morningMy dear Mr. Muir,Because my happiest memories of last summer's Sierra trip are those of hours spent in listening to your experiences, I am taking the liberty of asking you to write me just a word that I may paste in the front of "Stekine", for which I have been waiting somewhat impatiently.We Sierra Club people here at Polytechnic should so love to meet and talk with you again.[2][letterhead]We should esteem it a great pleasure and privilege to have you come down to lunch with us. Perhaps, too, you would be interested in seeing our school, which we consider one of the finest technical schools in the west.Any day convenient for you will be convenient for me and I should like to have you bring any friend or friends whom you would care to have accompany you.You can reach me here by post or telephone or if you find yourself near here any time, come04375 [3][letterhead]without stopping to let us know. In any way, you will be welcome.Thanking you in advance for any trouble you may take,I amVery sincerely yours,Mary P. Putnam.04375


Los Angeles


Original letter dimensions: 14 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 18, Image 1035

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