[Helen Lukens ?] Jones
Martinez, Feb. 22 1901My dear Mrs Jones,I am very sorry to learn that your fathers health is so poor & also that you had to depend on writing. It is very hard work ill paid & uncertain. No doubt you will learn to write well. I was pleased to see one of your articles in the Examiner. Perhaps you had better stick to the newspaper for a while. The best magazines are very exacting. I am not acquainted with the editors of any except those of the Century & Atlantic tho' I have written a little for others. Your two articles are very interesting & illustrations excellent but not sufficiently novel I fear for the Century or Harper - you might try the Mu[illegible] or Puritan or Cosmopolitan But often as I have tried I never
1901 Feb 22
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