Creator

George H. Warner

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER,

Editor-in-Chief,

HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE.
LUCIA GILBERT RUNKLE,
GEORGE H. WARNER,

Associate Editors.

LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE,
EDITORIAL ROOMS, 91 & 93 FIFTH AVENUE.

J. A. HILL & CO., Publishers.
CABLE: "TITIMALO, NEW YORK."

NEW YORK, January 21s, 1897

John Muir Esq.
Martinez, Cal.

Dear Mr. Muir:-

I have your letter of January 14th, with the photograph enclosed, which I shall use in the article headed by your name, and I will ask the Century Company to give their consent to the use of the chapter.
Now, as to the article on Linnaeus, your letter gives exactly the impression that we would like to have in the book. We do not need a long dissertation on Linnaeus, or on science, but we would like to have just such a warm expression of admiration as you can give without books, chart or compass. Supposing it is not more than 700 or a thousand words, it will be ample to introduce such selections as we can have made here out of Linnaeus's books, by some one who reads Swedish. Mrs. Warner and I came upon the Linnaea -borealis on a trip through Northern Sweden, and were perfectly enchanted, and when we saw Linnaeus's perfectly serene and beautiful statue in Stockholm we were more enchanted still. I shall hope to get this little tribute to Linnaeus from you in the course of a few weeks. Don't say no. We will supply dates of

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CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER,
Editor-in-Chief,

HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE.
LUCIA GILBERT RUNKLE,
GEORGE H. WARNER,
Associate Editors.

LIBRARY OF THE WORLD'S BEST LITERATURE,
EDITORIAL ROOMS, 91 & 93 FIFTH AVENUE.

J. A. HILL & CO., Publishers.
CABLE. "TITIMALO, NEW VORK."
NEW YORK 189

birth and death, and all those statistics which you need not pay any attention to.

Very sincerely yours,

Location

New York

Date Original

1897 Jan 21

Source

Original letter dimensions: 27 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir09_0641-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 0641

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Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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