William H. Rideing


John Muir



graph will be paid by [illegible] Appleton on delivery. Thanking you in advance for your kindness. I am

Yours Sincerely, William H. [Riding?].



Youth’s Companion. Boston. August 29, 82.

My dear Sir: -

I have taken the liberty of using some [illegible] from [an?] article on Mountain Sheep in a book of mine which the [illegible[] – Appleton are about to publish, giving you full credit, of course,

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for the paragraphs used. I wrote to you several weeks ago to obtain your permission, but have not heard from you. The Century Co. are quite willing that I should use the [matter refered to?], but we should like to have your


permission also and have no doubt that you will grant it. Will you kindly telegraph to [illegible]. [illegible] [c/o?] [D.?] Appleton [&?] Co. 5 [Bond?] St. N.Y. City [illegible] your willingness to let us use the paragraphs referred to? The cost of the tele-



Date Original

1882 Aug 29


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 24.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 04, Image 0896

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