C[harles] W[alter] Carruth


John Muir


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"mostly fools" as Carlyle was alleged to have said), and I am sure that the verdict will be enthusiastic approval. It has seemed strange to me that the Century people with their evident appreciation of your genius, have not heretofor persuaded you to a compilation and publication in book form of one or several volumes made up from your magazine articles and newspaper letters. These are at present sealed to the public. With the aid of the list imprinted I can get at your magazine in articles which I do not have in the bound volumes in the Free Library, but the long list of Bulletin letters are inaccessible.With regards to Mrs. Muir and the children, I am as everYour enthusiastic admirerC. W. Carruth01785


Oakland, Calif.

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Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14.5 cm.

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