Irving Fisher


John Muir


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Yale UniversityDepartment of Political EconomyNew Haven, Conn.2 J.M.mere impressions count for very little except for the person who feels them; and of course, in order to make one's statements valuable or convincing, it is necessary to be very conservative and careful, so that one is certain not to over-state the side of the case which he has come to believe is correct.Can you refer me to any others who have had experience with a fleshless diet, whether or not it has been a successful experience?If you are at all interested in these subjects you probably have seen the extensive work on nutrition which my colleague, Professor Chittenden, has been doing here at Yale, and which has quite overturned the theories of Atwater and other physiological chemists.Hoping that you can aid me without too much inconvenience, I amYours very truly,Irving Fisher


New York, Conn.

Date Original

1905-08-08 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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