Ed. S[cribner's]M[onthly] [Robert Underwood Johnson]


John Muir


[letterhead] May 20” 1880 Dear Mr. Muir: Your last letter to me has been displaced, but we have just recalled the [proposition?] you make of the articles on Alaska. We should very much like two and probably three papers on that subject to add to those we have on hand, in a definite announcement for next year. (The “California Alps Excursion” will appear in the forth coming July number). We want to

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begin these in November and go right on with them at only an interval of a month or so. We hope you will continue to give us the first chance at what you write, for unless there should be some [unlooked?] to prevent our handling the material, for cont[illegible], we should like to publish for you.With sincere regard, [Ed. S. M.?]00915


New York

Date Original

1880 May 20


Original letter dimensions: 19.5 x 12 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0167

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