John Mc Landburgh


John Muir


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00850 McLandburgh & Co., GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 90 La Salle Street. CHICAGO, ……………………187 2to several of our literary and learned men [ have?] [illegible] you in the past year and find that already your articles have attracted attention. You [illegible] to the very [illegible] [ clan?] of Naturalist and scientists – for beside your learning and experiences you have a [underlined: literary style] in[illegible] roble – This will make you read by thousands who would never other- wise take up your books – and it will keep you alive in the minds of men, for it is “style” which is the [ immortal?] part of literature, and their if a man has besides style – thought valuable thought he can [illegible] a power among men – I will be glad to hear from you at any time, We watch eagerly at our house for all your articles – Mr. M. Keloey says you intend visiting


Chicago, [Illinois]

Date Original

1879 Jun 13


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 1076

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Page 2


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