Paul Griswold Huston


John Muir


book. May we put you on record as having liked it, or is there anything that you would care to say yourself? The book is having a good sale for its first season, and a second edition is in progress, - hence the circular.
It may interest you to know that "John Muir" is on my list of recommended reading which I use in my Freshman Composition, and that his work and his interpretation of wild nature have more than once been spoken of in my classes. I am trying to make them feel, among other things, the beauty of the out-of-doors, and "John Muir" is one of my means to that end.

Sincerely yours,

Paul Griswold Huston

97 El[illegible] Street,

Oberlin, Ohio,

January 28, 1907.

John Muir,

Martinez, Cal.

My dear Mr. Muir:

Some time since I sent to you for your contemplation a copy of my book of [outdoor?] paper, entitled "Around an Old Homestead", the receipt of which you very pleasantly acknowledged. The publishers are now about to issue a new circular of it, and wish to include the names of a few of those who have liked the



Oberlin, Ohio

Date Original

1907 Jan 28


Original letter dimensions: 17 x 27 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 0597

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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