John Muir


[James Davie] B[utler]


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With miserable Grippe influenza How delightful it is that you are so well & lifeful with your 4 happy children about youMay we soon meetEver your friendJM -Dear SirThe article in hand was delayed by the death of a friend but I hope to finish it in time for the Oct number. The next will be on the Sequoia & Gen Grant Nat Parks (perhaps two articles). To be followed by an article on irrigation Wh [it?] seems to me will make about as big a tree brush & rock book as most readers will want tho in arranging the chapters I might perhaps move add something to the Rainier & Grand Canon The Century Co have [agreed?] to As to the Alaska book I hope to get it off my hands next yr. The Century Co will allow the use of their magazine articles They promise me there will be no trouble on that score.


[Martinez, Calif.]

Date Original

[ca. 1900]


Original letter dimensions: 25 x 20 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 0507

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