Houghton, Mifflin & Co.
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HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY, PUBLISHERS
Boston Feb, 28, 1903
John Muir, Esq.,
Dear Mr. Muir:
We have the pleasure of enclosing check for $160.13 in accordance with the accompanying statement. We have much pleasure in waiving that clause in t he contract which provides that this payment shall not be made until Muly 1st next.
While not wishing to harass you in the matter of your new book, you will perhaps allow us to say that we shall count it a great pleasure whenever you can fix any definite time that the manuscript will be likely to be in our hands. We appreciate all the difficulties in your way, but we and the public are eager for this new book.
1903 Feb 28
Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 21.5 cm.
Houghton, Mifflin & Co., "Letter from Houghton, Mifflin & Co. to John Muir, 1903 Feb 28." (1903). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2539.
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