Millicent Shin [Editor Overland]
Martinez April 18. 1883.
Dear Miss [Shin?]
I am lost & choked in agricultural needs & am almost beyond the memory even of literary work so that much as I should like to give you the article you want I am not able or nearly able to do so. Work is coming upon me from near & far & at present I cannot see how I am to escape its degrading [illegible] effects. Get some one to write an article on the [vice?] of over-industry, it is greatly needed in these times of horticultural storms. Ever yrs truly John Muir.
[on envelope: Monthly Overland 120 [illegible]
Miss Millicent [Shinn?], 408 California St. San Francisco.]
1883 Apr 18
Original letter dimensions unknown.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Millicent Shin [Editor Overland], 1883 Apr 18." (1883). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 749.
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