Houghton, Mifflin & Co.


John Muir


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All letters, to ensure prompt attention, should be addressed to the FirmCHICAGO OFFICE378-388 WABASH AVENUEBOSTON OFFICE 4 PARK STREETNEW YORK OFFICE, 85 FIFTH AVENUEHOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY, PUBLISHERSBoston Feb, 28, 1903John Muir, Esq.,Dear Mr. Muir:We have the pleasure of enclosing check for $160.13 in accordance with the accompanying statement. We have much pleasure in waiving that clause in t he contract which provides that this payment shall not be made until Muly 1st next.While not wishing to harass you in the matter of your new book, you will perhaps allow us to say that we shall count it a great pleasure whenever you can fix any definite time that the manuscript will be likely to be in our hands. We appreciate all the difficulties in your way, but we and the public are eager for this new book.Yours sincerely,[illegible][03191]



Date Original

1903 Feb 28


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0214

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