Cha[rle]s F. Lummis


John Muir


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[1]"I always read it, for I am heartily in sympathy with so many of the things for which it works."—PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT.FORMERLY "THE LAND OF SUNSHINE"THE NATION BACK OF US, THE WORLD IN FRONTOUT WESTA MAGAZINE OFTHE OLD PACIFIC AND THE NEWEDITED BY CHAS. F. LUMMIS"A magazine wholly unlike any other published any where...The best there is in periodical literature on the Pacific Coast...Ability and individuality powerful enough and original enough to give distinction to any periodical...A voice listened to with respect and interest in all parts of the country."—The Dial."Its lively independence and its genuine learning...A steady evenness of worth and interest."—The Nation.Editor's OfficeLos Angeles, Cal....May...8th...1902.My dear Muir;--This is to present to you with strong commendation Mrs. H. B. Wheelock, who has been sent out to the Coast by A. C. McClurg & Co., of Chicago, to write a book on the California Birds. Mr. F. G. Browne, the head of the publishing department in that great house, is a warm personal friend of mine arid is very deeply interested in getting out first-class work. They are reaching much harder for really substantial and worthy books than for mere peddlers. He has wanted for a long time to have a first-class book on California Birds. As you know we have at present nothing at all02999


Los Angeles

Date Original

1902 May 8


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0406

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