Emilie T. Y. Parkhurst


[Jeanne C. Carr]


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[letterhead]San Francisco, Dec. 5 1891Dearest of friends:Can you not write for us a biographical sketch of John Muir such as you outlined when I was visiting you: — one taken from his letters largely? I would like to publish it before the Century publishers the one by my father if possible. I have written to the Cosmopolitan and they promise an early appearance of your article : but that may mean some months yet. If we could afford the fifty dollars I would withdraw it from there & publish it in ours : but we cannot just yet. We can pay you about $25 for the Muir article. Will you do it? I am so grieved to learn that you have been ill, but trust that you are better again. Did you ever mail me the Doctor’s book? I never received it : but as you06390


San Francisco

Date Original

1891 Dec 5


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 20 cm.

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