John Muir


[Jeanne C. ] Carr


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012773of favoritism as to places written or pictured. What a bright appreciative traveler would like to see & hear is what is wanted as near as I can make out.Write one article anyhow of say from 4000 t0 5000 words & send in your bill & see what you can get, then you will know what to do afterward. The money part of the affair I have nothing whatever to do with- & do not know what anybody has received for work already done. With cordial regards to the doctor & all of you I am ever Yrs Truly John Muir_In choosing subjects for photographers be careful to avoid commonplace prettiness in walks gardens cottages conservatories etc such as may be seen in almost any country. Let them be telling of the locality_ & strictly special. as well as picturesque Now then, I guess youve got about enough - getting even on you for early lectures, Humblest advice to the players etc


Martinez, [Calif]

Date Original

1887 Oct 22


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0876

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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Page 3


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