Melville B[est] Anderson
Baker that, if he writes you[r?] life, you may revenge it in the way Dr. Johnson threatened Boswell. But I could not refuse the request of my friend, Mr Baker's employer, to give the latter an introduction to you. - This reminds me that, a number of years ago, Mr S. S. McClure invited me to be your showman. Have I not title to your gratitude for refraining? And after rejecting McClure's
Satanford University [Calif.]
1901 May 18
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