John LeConte


John Le Conte


John Muir


[letterhead] Jan. 18th, 1881.

John Muir Esqr. Martinez, Cala:

My Dear Sir:

Will you consent to honor us by delivering a Lecture before the “Assembly of Students and Citizens”, on some appropriate subject of your own selection? These Lectures take place on Wednesdays at 2 h 45 m P.M, and should not exceed 45 or 50 minutes in duration. Can you Lecture, say, on the 2d, 9th, 16th, or 23d of Feb.? Should you consent to honor us with a Lecture , please notify me, as early as possible, 1st what day you have selected, and 2d the exact title of your subject. — Hoping to receive a favorable response from you, I remain yours

Most Sincerely John LeConte



University of California, Berkeley, California

Date Original

1881 Jan 18


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0424

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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