Irene G. Wheelock


John Muir


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[2]ness except that in the confusion of travel it slipped out of sight and I supposed I had mailed it.I waited long and eagerly for a reply and finally decided you had "turned me down". So we have had no one write the introduction to "Birds of California." It was a great disappointment to me that you took no notice at all of my appeal for I hoped[3]you would consider it favorably. The disappointment is tenfold more keen since I now discover that it has been due to my own carelessness.I thought of you so often during that July, as climbing the high Sierras with your daughters. Afterward I saw the article on the subject and the excellent pictures of the Sierra Club members- How much you have enjoyed in this life, Mr Muir! The secrets of the mountains


Evanston, Ill.

Date Original

1903 Sep 16


Original letter dimensions: 16 x 24 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 13, Image 0812

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Page 2


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