Eliza S. Hendricks
611 North Meridian St.
Indianapolis Nov. 28
Dear Mr. Muir: --
The ladies of Indianapolis have been getting ready for some time, to issue a "Womans Edition" of one of our city papers--a Thanksgiving issue. I have ordered to be sent (an awkward sentence) a copy to your address. I am not a member of the organization--"The Flower Mission"--which sends out the paper for the benefit of said charity, but they pressed me into their service
to edit the religious page. Now I have no doubt you need some religious reading; and then you will have some curiosity to see your old friend in the roll of editor. My niece Bessie Hendricks has two or three short poems, here and there in the papers; and my sister-in-law Mrs. Victor Hendricks wrote the address of thanks to the Editor of the Sentinel, for the grant of the paper. My niece made the drawing of the design for my page. It was considered very good when it
came from her hands, but I do not know how it will look after it has gone through the processes preparatory to getting it into the paper. I am wondering how you are getting on with your literary works, and shall be much interested in the success of your book.
Hoping you and yours are well and prosperous, I am, as ever
Your sincere friend
Eliza S. Hendricks
Original letter dimensions: 16 x 20 cm.
Hendricks, Eliza S., "Letter from Eliza S. Hendricks to John Muir, [1894 ?] Nov 28." (1894). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6924.
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