Carl C. Zeus
San Jose, Cal. May, 15th, 1892.My dear Mr. Muir:Your kind letter was received and I will make my headquarter in your hidden cabine, if you kindly permit me to do so. Please give me a letter to some person, who is in charge of the premises; or shall I write to the governor for a permit to pitch my tent where I please? Inclosed prospectus will interest you, perhaps the [Derving?] Publishing Company may do something to aid the enterprise and I hope that you may write up for us Middle and Northern California. You are a true artist and I will take great pains to execute in colors what you described so beautifully. I have sent some of my best watercolor paintings of Southern California to Hanfstaengl Royal Art Publishing House in Munich (my native city) to be reproduced in [Agnarell?] Gravure style; in return I was congratulated, that my sketches were the best representation ever seen abroad of our beautiful amosphere’s tints, beculiar only to Southern California,
San Jose, Cal
1892 May 15
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.
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