Ella Sterling Cummins
1605 Baker St. S. F. Calif.
Aug. 26th 1891
Mr. John Muir:-
Will you kindly send your photograph for the purpose of illustrating your sketch (that is a sketch of you) of “California Writers” to appear soon in a department in the “Wash” taking up journalists, and the old time writers as well as the later schools, making about one hundred in all? I trust you will be willing to
aid us, in order that the record may be complete – as nothing of the kind can now be referred to in any of our libraries or elsewhere. I shall also make a catalogue for reference, of as many books by “Cal. Writers” as I can find, and any odd ones known to you, I shall appreciate your mentioning. Trusting that you may not be too long to reply, and that you will kindly respond with the photograph. I remain very respectfully
Ella Sterling Cummins.
...…S[an] F[rancisco] Calif
1891 Aug 26
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 22 cm.
Cummins, Ella Sterling, "Letter from Ella Sterling Cummins to John Muir, 1891 Aug 26." (1891). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 104.
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