Jno. T. McLean
I am reading on my way East, your very interesting book on "The Mountains of California" and congratulate you on this presentation of these grand mountains of ours, with their glaciers & forests & animal life, in such truthful & yet entertaining & delightful form, as that we can hardly leave off when once enjoyed in reading it. I hope it may have many readers, and you great satisfaction and profit as the result of its publication. & that many thousands may be drawn by its perusal to visit our Sierras.I wrote with a pencil & while the train is in motion so please excuse penmanship. & my long explanatory letter. Hoping to hear from you at your earliest conveniences in reply.I am, Very Truly, Your FriendJno. T. McLean
[Near Rawlins, Wyo., aboard train]
Original letter dimensions: 27 x 20.5 cm.
Reel 09, Image 0049
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