20 M. 2O-'03AGENTS FOR THEWORKS ISSUED BY THE UNIVERSITIESOF CAMBRIDGE (ENGLAND), COLUMBIA (NEW YORK).MESSRS. MACMILLAN & CO., LTD.,MESSRS. GEORGE BELL & SONS.BOHN'S LIBRARIES,ANDMESSRS. WHITTAKER & COThe Macmillan Company,PUBLISHERS,66 Fifth Avenue,New York Jan. 14, 19o4 1903John Muir, Esq.Martinez, Calif.Dear Sir:-I was in California a few days ago but after inquiry found that you were still absent, which prevented my having the pleasure of calling upon you as I had expected to do.I have been for some time past much interested in the possibility of your having or of your writing an autobiography, giving from your busy life much, I am sure, that would interest and be of value to the American reading public.I should be most glad to consider the question of publishing this book if you thought of writing it, and should be glad to hear from you on the subject.Yours very truly,President[ILLEGIBLE]
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