Henry Fairfield Osborn


John Muir


OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENTFOR THE PEOPLE FOR EDUCATION FOR SCIENCETHE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY NEW YORK23 September,1912My dear Mr. Muir:I found your welcome letter of July 2nd on my return. You will be glad to hear that all the Osborns are splendidly well, especially Mrs, Osborn who comes back from our tour through the historic caverns of Europe in better health and spirits than ever.It has now proved impossible to get any permit from Madame Hancock "Ross for any institutions outside of California, but Dr. Merriam who has the matter in charge has promised to give us some of the duplicates. It is the best we can do.I hope that you are well and happy and have in mind making another visit to your loving friends the Osborns. Faithfully Yours,[illegible]Mr. John Muir.05278


New York

Date Original

1912 Sep 23


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1329

Collection Identifier

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

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