Dewitt Miller


Dewitt Miller


John Muir


[4]P. 3 Can you say if the Rev. S.H. Young was in any way related to the Rev. Egerton R. Young- also a missionary to the northern people.P. 5 What breed - if any was predominant in Stickeen.P. 50 What was the width of the "sliver crossing" at its widest and at its narrowest part.Is Mr. Young living?If it sh. be your pleasure to answer these questions and in the way I have indicated I sh. be alike gratified and grateful. Postage for the return of the book to me at P.O. Drawer 1351, Philadelphia Pa. is herewith enclosed.Sincerely: Dewitt Miller.[1][in margin: I have sent copies to four friends. I wish I could send copies to [illegible] [Dyson?] and Matthew [illegible].][letterhead]10 Apr.Dear Mr. John Muir:I am sending you my fifth copy of Stickeen, and am hoping you may be minded to write for me on the margins of the pages I name04466 [2]such answers as you will, to the few questions.1st - will you not on the title-page below John Muir, write your name.2d And will not the dedicatee write her name on the ordicatory page.3 - In what - if you [3]chance to know - did Dr. Holland's poem first appear.4th on the false title-page (wh. bears the word Stickeen) - may I beg you to say under what title and where and when the story was first published. (I have a copy of it separately bound).


Philadelphia [Pa.]


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

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