R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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indispensable to your writing: intelligently about your early work and that you wish them, he would give them. I return his letter herewith.I have long felt, my dear Muir, that you ought now to enter upon a systematic effort to put down on paper the most important work that you have done in the field. The most attractive form to do this in is "memoirs" and, of course, these letters would much help you both in themselves and in stimulating' your memory.The time is passing with us all and I have just sent to the Safe Deposit two trunks full of letters, besides all my press copybooks, so that the mass of my materials is reasonably safe from fire.Faithfully yours,[ILLEGIBLE]04262


New York

Date Original

1908 Aug 14


Original letter dimensions: 26 x 20.5 cm.

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Reel 17, Image 0831

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