F[rancis] J. Garrison
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY4 PARK STREET BOSTONJune 20, 1910.John Muir, Esq.,Martinez, Cal.Dear Mr. Muir:We are enclosing herewith duplicate contracts for the publication in book form next spring of your "First Summer in the Sierras" after the Atlantic has published some chapters. Will you kindly return one of these to us with your signature?We had the pleasure of a call from Mr. Burroughs last week, and he told us how you had been tempting him to go to South America with you, but apparently he is more likely to turn his face eastward and cross the Atlantic, if he leaves the country at all.Yours very truly,Houghton Miffl in Company.[illegible]04802
1910 Jun 20
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