John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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[4]Mrs. M. is waiting & watching for it with wild eagerness. Send me a copy as soon as possible, also Gilders book, & the book on proper names as an addition to the Grand Century dictionary & charge to my acct!I had a delightful day with Drake. Wish I had seen more of him. If Burroughs wont or cant come with you & Gilders boy send Drake next spring.With kind regards & everlasting admiration of your glacial shove & thrust against all wrong I am ever yoursJohn Muir[1]30Martinez, Nov 7, 1894My dear Johnson,I have yours of Oct 31, Mrs. Muir heartily thanks you for the Tesla letter & has laid it away with Kenons & other illustrious specimens.I think the book looks very well. The illustrations might have been better but as the book was made in a hurry, & in a sad democratic year I make no complaint. The type had it been a little smaller & heavier faced I think it would have been better for the reader & I am not sure that the few pages of scientific matter that were cut off had not betterBancroft Library


Martinez [Calif.]

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