W[illiam] B[elmont] Parker


John Muir


W. b. PARKEREDITOR434 Lafayette St.,NEW YORKNew York, August 7, 1909.John Muir, Esq.,Martinez, Cal.My dear Mr. Muir:I am writing you again at the risk of seeming importunate, to inquire about your Autobiography. I hope this is nearing completion, or that at least some parts of it are advanced far enough so that they might be used in. a, magazine. I should be glad to" have the privilege of reading them for th Metropolitan Magazine, to which, as I think I have wri ten you, I am acting as consulting editor. The magazine will "be pleased to make generous payment for such chapters of the Autobiography as they might be able to use, and I am sure would welcome very greatly, the opportunity of publishing something by you.Yours faithfully,[illegible]04554


New York

Date Original

1909 Aug 7


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0644

Collection Identifier

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

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