John Daniel Runkle


John Muir


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New York, Nov 7, 1871 My dear Sir:

I have delayed a decision concerning your articles on Yosemite because it was useless to attempt to do anything with them until after the election. Mind now that we shall have to condense them sharply in order to make them available but in the condensed form they seem more desirable. Unless I hear from you to the contrary we shall make that [ ] of them, and pay of course for what we use.

Very truly yours,

J Whitland Runkle


New York

Date Original

1871 Nov 7


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier

1871 Nov 7 J W Runkle to JM

File Identifier

MSS 307 Muiriana

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Letter from [John Daniel] Runkle to John Muir, 1871 Nov 7


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