A[lexander] W. Drake


John Muir


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3 [letterhead]I fear I am asking a great deal of you but will try and make such good cuts of the different subjects that you will feel it has not been in vain. Your sketches need not be finished but [illegible] [diagrams?] to guide our men in pulling on the wood. I can send you sketches in most cases I think of the subject we draw so that there will be no mistakes. Hoping that you may be able to find time to draw these I [illegible] Yours Truly A.W. Drake.[in margin: I enclose a copy of [portion?] of [illegible] thinking you might need it for sketching.][in margin: 00750]


New York

Date Original

1877 Aug 16


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0557

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Page 2


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