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ARNOLD ARBORETUM, HARVARD UNIVERSITY,Jamaica Plain,Mass., JUly 12, 1909.My dear Muir:I am writing to tell you that our traveling companion [illegible] Is engaged to be married to a Miss de Acosta of New York, a very attractive young lady of Spanish origin. He expects to be married in November and is to live on the place in Brookline. How are you getting on and particularly how is your daughter? I hope improved by her stay in Arizona.I was in to see Houghton, Mifflin & Company the other day and they gave me a copy of your dog story. I have read it again with delight. It seemed to me better than ever. Houghton & Mifflin have hopes of another book or books from you. Are you working on them and how are you getting on with them? Do not delay too long for time is passing and there is no time like the present for work.Please remember me to your daughters, and believe me. always, dear Muir,Faithfully yours,[illegible]John Muir, Esq.,Martinez, Cal.04544
Jamaica Plain, Mass.
1909 Jul 12
Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.
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