M[ illicent ] W. Shinn [Editor Overland]
contents, for everybody is saying that if we can keep up to the level of the January number they will have some faith in it, but that they look for a great descent in February — and you would out-weigh both Brooks and Rideing. As I said to Dr Le Conte, I could not expect him to give here as careful work as he would prepare to sell in the East, and that anything that was careful enough for him to be himself willing to have appear over his name, I should be grateful for.Sincerely M. W. [Shinn?]We were all very sorry to miss you at the Overland dinner. Your name was often on people’s lips in my hearing.01093
San Francisco, [Calif]
1882 Dec 30
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