Newburgh, N.Y.,Feb. 7/08.My dear Mr. Muir: -I stepped into the library - before going skating this afternoon - to read the article in the February North american Review - and just as I was about through reading it Mr. Bailey Millard's article in the Bookman came to my notice.-I am writing to you as a result of reading Mr, Millard's article - It is a "happenstance" (one of so very many that occur to those who are mentally alive - at any rate), that Mr. Millard's article was reprinted in the Sep. 1906 number of a (10¢) Chicago magazine - in which I had a "letter" - the first attempt I have ever made at writing (outside of a humorous college journal of which I was an editor - and a school paper) my somewhat novel views of politics and religion (those tabooed subjects of conversation - which04059
Newburgh, N. Y.
1908 Feb 6
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