[Rough draft of letter,in note-book].
March 1, 1903.
At last the Silva review is off my hands and on its way to you. May it please you, and the author, and the trees. Please send me proof; also send copy to Professor Sargent.
[First draft of letter,in note-book]
[March 1, 1903].
At last the Silva review is off my hands, and on its way to the Atlantic. I have requested the editor to send you copy of the proof, and hope it may please you.
As to Russia, etc., I'll go with you when you like for 6 mos. or so if you'll agree to manage all baggage and money affairs. I'll outfit in Boston, under your direction, taking only a couple of hand-bags from here, and I'll put $500 in your hands, or whatever sum you think I'll need, and then we will settle when we get home. You know how I hate all civilized travel, with its tickets, passports, letters of credit, money changing, baggage, and unknowable beds, etc.
With no practice or skill in the book reviewing business, the thing was entirely out of my line of work, but for the sake of the trees and the
1903 Mar 1
Original letter dimensions: 21 x 17 cm.
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