John Daniel Runkle


John Muir


New York, Nov 7, 1871

My dear Sir:

I have delayed a decision concerning your articles on Yosemite because it was useless to attempt to do anything with them until after the election. Mind now that we shall have to condense them sharply in order to make them available but in the condensed form they seem more desirable. Unless I hear from you to the contrary we shall make that [ ] of them, and pay of course for what we use.

Very truly yours,

J Whitland Runkle


New York

Date Original

1871 Nov 7


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 13 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

MSS 307 Muiriana

Collection Identifier

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

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