Walter H. Page
THE WORLD'SWORKFARMINGDOUBLEDAY PAGE & Co.134-135-197 EAST 16TH STREET, NEW YORKCOUNTRY LIFEIN AMERICATHE GARDENMAGAZINEApril 23, 1909.My dear Mr. Muir:We want your Yosemite book, which I understand you are at work on and will finish before you finish your Autobiography, and then we want your Autobiography. I beg to offer now right off the bat a 15 % royalty for each of those books to increase to 20 % after 10,000 copies have been sold. Besides that, we will use more or less of each of them in the magazine, and pay you [illegible]150 an article for as much as we can use. Won't you let us call this a bargain?Heartily yours,[illegible]Mr. John Muir,California.04482
1909 Apr 23
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