Houghton, Mifflin Co.
[First draft of letter, in note-book #59] (19)
Messrs Houghton Mifflin Go.,Dear Sirs:
I heartily thank you for the advance copy of my book and the eleven copies you hold subject to my order. Please send a copy to the following addresses:
Annie Russell Bradford,Pres. Current Literature Club,Bonham,Texas Dr. J. H. Mellichamp, 1328 Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, La. Mr. R. U. Johnson, The Century Mag., Union Square, N.Y. Dr. C. Hart Merriam, Dept. of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. Mr. Vernon Bailey, Dept. of Agri., Washington, D.C Mr. Gifford Pinchot, U.S. Dept. of Agri., Washington, D.C.
I notice in several advertisements of the book that I am credited with most of the photo[s] that are reproduced in it. On the contrary none of them belong to me. I never took a single photograph. This claim should be struck out and given to those to whom it belongs.
Thanking you for the handsome style in which you have brought out my book, and for unfailing courtesy, I am, with best wishes,
Very truly yours,
Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Houghton, Mifflin Co., ." (1901). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 4531.
Reel 11, Image 1096
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