Harrington Putnam


John Muir


seems a good response to the invitation.W. John Ritchie of Boston has sent me the enclosed, to be forwarded to you, which he fancies you may not have before seen.Anticipating the pleasure of a long and delightful talk from you, concerning mountains, glaciers, and Sequoias, and the delights of the High Sierras!I am most sincerely yoursHarrington PutnamMr. John MuirJune 15, 1911[letterhead]My dear Mr. Muir:The following are the guests who expect to dine with us on Saturday.Henry S. AdamsH L. BridgemanProf. E W Brown, New HavenHenry G. Brigant, Philad.Benj S. ComstockLewis L. DelafieldCharles E. Fay, Tufts CollegeF. W. Treeborn.Dr. Wm Hallock, Columbia Coll.Rev Harry P. Nichols,H. Fielding Reid, BaltimoreProf A. Lawrence Rotch, Harvard,W Alden SampsonBenj F. SeaverGeo. [Nance?] Jr. Philad.which, considering the lateness of the season,05041


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Date Original

1911 Jun 15


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0372

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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