Lyman Abbott


John Muir


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The Outlook Company287 Fourth AvenueNew York2tell our readers something about experiences in the woods. The article might take any form you like - an account of some special experience of your own, a description of some special locality, or an interpretation of any phase of nature, the mountains, the forest, the lake, or the animal creation, for it seems to me - I hope you will pardon my saying this - that you are equally intimate and equally on friendly terms with them all. What took hold of me in your writing was the fact that you pierced behind the veil, and saw yourself, and enabled me to see, something of that infinite, beautiful, divine life of which more and more it seems to me all nature is but the perpetually variable and ever-new expression.To come to business details, which are necessary, we should like the article to be anywhere from twenty-five hundred to four thousand words in length, as you might prefer, and should send you on receipt of the03476


New York

Date Original

1904-12-07 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 24 x 15.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0688

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Page 2


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