F[rancis] J. G[arrison]


John Muir


HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY4 PARK STREETBOSTONAugust 31, 1909.Mr. John Muir,Martinez, California,Dear Mr. Muir,You will see by our accompanying serai-annual statement that the sale of "Stickeen" has already gone above 5000 copies, and that we have made a beginning in the sale of the compiled volume "In American Fields and Forests", which includes some extracts from "Our National Parks". These copies are the trade edition only. In our next accounting we shall be able to report a very considerable sale of the book to one of the Western Reading Circles, the material result of which we think will be very satisfactory to you.With best regards, we areFaithfully yours,Houghton Mifflin Company.[illegible]04568



Date Original

1909 Aug 31


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 18, Image 0688

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