W[illia]m W. Ellsworth


John Muir



November 11, 1913

Mr. John Muir,
Martinez, California.

My dear Mr. Muir:

We are preparing a small volume of geographical stories for use as a sup-plementary reader in schools, to be made up of sketches by various authors which have appeared in our magazines and books, and we would like to include three extracts from "The Mountains of California" - "A Winter Scene in the Yosemite," "The Mountains of California," and "The Forests." In order to adapt these for a children's reading book it has been necessary to simplify them to some extent. Would you like to see proofs? and may we have your permission to use the material?

Sincerely yours,



New York

Date Original

1913 Nov 11


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0986

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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