William B. Harrington


John Muir



Mch 27 1894

John Muir Esp

My dea Sir:

I am requested by the Committee on the Congress on Literature which Congress is to hold sessions at Golden Gate [Mall?] in the city, on the 20" 21" 23d 24" and 25th April next to extend to you an invitation to send a paper on the "Literature [of?] Nature" at the evening session on Wednesday Apr 25".
If from any reason you should be unable to send




yourself, the paper shall be intrusted to a competent person for delivery.
The length of the paper is as you may please but the Committee feel that whether brief or extended anything from your pen would be welcome.
Trusting for a favorable response I remain my dear sir

very truly yours

Willard B. Harrington




San Francisco, Cal

Date Original



Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 08, Image 0165

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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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