Roger Pierce


Roger Pierce


John Muir


[in margin: Anyhow use your own judgement in the weather.
I like the appearance of the book very much. The illustrations are wonderfully well done. Faithfully yours John Muir]


March 17,1913.

Dear Mr. Muir:

We herewith enclose a letter from George Wharton James, which explains itself.
Will you kindly let us know whether or not you wish us to comply with his request?

Yours very truly

Houghton Mifflin Company
Roger Pierce

Mr. John Muir,
Martinez, Calif.



Dear Mr Pierce,

I dont mind Mr James reviewing my Boyhood in out West. But I dont approve of his plan for a 16 page article He has already written a 22 page article on J.M. in "The Craftsman" made up of quotations from my books, private letters, & fiction, without a word of

[in margin: permission from me. Here is a fine sample page.]



Date Original

1913 Mar 17


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0211

Collection Identifier

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

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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