Irene Grosvenor Wheelock


John Muir


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[3][letterhead]it was a "Red Letter" day for me. "The mountains of California" is intensely fascinating and I can scarcely lay it aside for necessary duties. Of all the chapters I enjoyed "A windstorm in the Sierras" best for I seem to be with you on the swaying tree top. Next to that, the Douglas Squirrel appeals most to me and yet, as Dr Jordan says, the "Water Ouzel" is a classic. It is difficult to choose when each one is so fine. But reading this only makes03009 [4][letterhead]me the more anxious to have you consent to write an introduction for my humble effort. Can you not give me some idea of what to write Mc C[illegible] about your price? Put it high and as soon as you write me about it I will forward the letter to them. Of course we understand this all depends upon whether the ms. meets your approval. You can send letter to me at El Carmelo, Pacific Grove. Cal. Thanking you sincerely for your kindness and awaiting your reply I am, with best regards to Mrs03009


San Francisco

Date Original

1902 May 24


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0434

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