R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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J. M. 2suit with your wife (your best counsellor in such a matter), and let me hear from you.After you have finished up the life of the boy and young man you can go into your California experiences. The thread of biography is merely to string upon it your observations of life, the awakenings of a scientific spirit, and the contrast between boyhood and manhood. If you do this in a frank, conversational way, you will be surprised to find how interesting it will be.It will is place as a [illegible]Yours faithfully,R.u.Johason.


New York

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Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21 cm.

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