F[rancies] J. G[arrison]


John Muir


HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY4 PARK STREET. BOSTONDec. 11, 1912John Muir, Esq.,Martinez, Calif.Dear Mr. Muir:We are sending you by this mail proof of the first five galleys in duplicate of the story of your boyhood and youth, and will ask you kindly to revise and return to us the blue pencilled set, keeping the other for yourself. We trust that you will find our divisions, chapter titles and captions satisfactory, but if not we [illegible]ll of course be glad to modify them as you think best. The remaining proofs will follow speedily, and we shall be glad to have them returned at your early convenience. Do, you care to see page proofs, or will you trust the make-up to us and rely on our careful reading?Yours very truly,Houghton Mifflin Company.[illegible]FJG/AP05317



Date Original

1912 Dec 11


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1469

Collection Identifier

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

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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