Juliette A. Owen
that if your literary work is like the work of a glacier, or of the mills of the Gods, in point of speed, the likeness is complete in that it is exceeding fine and entirely irresistible. One inch a day of such achievement is all that ought to be expected of any man or glacier.I thank you in the name of all bird lovers for what you have written and what you are going to write in help of our helpless little winged citizens. A few lines even, from you, interpolated in your other writings, would, I am sure, influence those beyond the range of the Audubon Societies and move to prayer, for forgiveness or light, those who have come to scoff at our denunciations.With thanks again from us both for the delightful volume, and with cordial regards from us both, I am, as ever,your sincere admirer,Juliette A. Owen.
St. Joseph, Mo.
Original letter dimensions: 17 x 26 cm.
Reel 15, Image 0304
Copyright status unknown
Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.
John Muir, correspondence, letters, author, writing, naturalist, California, correspondent, mail, message, post, exchange of letters, missive, notes, epistle