Horace H. Walters
Chicago Dec. 16/1898John MuirMartinez Cal.My dear SirYour kind letter of 9th was in yesterday. Many thanks for the same. I assure you that we will try to place it where it will do the birds "the most good". Yet I am free to state that, while we greatly need funds, I had much rather have rec. an article from your pen. We shall hope for the latter, after your "rush" is somewhat over. We have formed an organization of two, to try to do something for the birds. Miss Grove is one of the class of assistant editors, who work for an assistants salary, yet do all the work of the Editor in Chief - who spends most of his time in travel and addressing conventions: etc. The Epworth Herald is an organ of the Epworth League, and has a subscriptine list of over 115,000. Please accept the gratitude of Miss Grove - to whom I reported your generosity. We hope to obtain a consider02516
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