A[lexander] W. Drake


John Muir


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February 18, 1895Mr. John Muir,Martinez, Cal.Dear, Mr. Muir,I have Just received your kind letter of February 10th, and also a letter from Thomas Hill, giving us full permission to reproduce his-picture for the Century Magazine. The only request he makes is that we shall do the picture Justice in our reproduction. I hope to get something fine out of it. I am sorry, however, that we cannot have the original painting for the engraver to consult. It would-help him so much, as the photographs are so obscure in parts.I send you herewith a set of proofs and will you kindly indicate cm the margin such changes as you wish made, and put exact titles on them? If there are any of these that you think should be rejected, please mark them so and I will leave them out.With kind regards to all at Martinez as well as our mutual friends in San Francisco when you see them, I amYours sincerely,Illegeble01947


New York

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Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21 cm.

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