Mary E. B. Norton
[in margin: Lecture invitation Chatagua - Pacific Grove Miss Norton]
San Jose, March 22. 1883
I have the honor of informing you that the Executive Committee of the Pacific Branch of the C.L.S.C. tender you an invitation to address the Summer Assembly which opens on the evening of July 4th and continues nine days, at Pacific Grove, Monterey. If you knew how many friends and admirers you would meet there, I am sure you would not say nay.
[in margin:  Mrs Muir and the little one. My brother sends kind regards and hopes you will not disappoint us. With kindest remembrances to Mrs Muir, I am Very Truly Yours, Mary E.B. Norton. Sec. of the Pacific Branch of C.L.S.C.]
We hope to have a very large meeting, and a very good time, but it will not be perfect unless our, [poet-prophet?] will come and bring with him the inspirations of mountain, and glacier, and forest. We will send you R.R. passes, and give you the best hospitality that Pacific Grove can offer, if you will let us introduce John Muir, to his friends from all parts of the Pacific Coast. Of course we hope for a lecture, but the friends of science and Literature want to see the man. Come and bring
San Jose [Calif.]
1883 Mar 22
Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 25 cm.
Norton, Mary E. B., "Letter from Mary E. B. Norton to John Muir, 1883 Mar 22." (1883). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 746.
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