C. A. Watson
April 8th, 1903.
Prof. John Muir,
In reply to yours of 2nd inst. addressed to our Mr. Beach, we note that the article you are preparing for our forthcoming Encyclopedia will soon be completed.
In regard to illustrations, we prefer to leave this largely to your judgment. We would, of course, like to have a good photograph of the glacier named for yourself, and of two or three others which you might select. These photos we will return safely to you after using them to make our plates.
Very truly yours,
C. A. Watson
Mr. Frederick Converse Beach,
Editor-in-Chief Encyclopedia Americana, New York City, N. Y.
I will prepare an article on the subject Glaciers to contain not less than tw0 thousand or more than three thousand words for the Encyclopedia Americans. Said article to be written from an American standpoint and to be completed on or before April 1st 1903. The compensation for same to be One complete Set Encyclopedia Americana found in 31st [illegible]
Accepted for Mr. Beach
Signed John Muir
Mr Muir you keep the copy.
1903 Apr 8
Original letter dimensions: 15 x 21 cm.
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