Letter from R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson to John Muir, 1902 Aug 19.

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August 19, 1902.R. W. GILDER, EDITOR.R. U. JOHNSON,ASSOCIATE EDITOR.C C BUEL,ASSISTANT EDITOR.My dear Muir:Proofs of your article on the Grand Canon were sent to you some days ago preceded by a check, the balance of the amount named by you, asking you if that is what you expect. In accordance with your directions we sent two sets of the proofs. We want to use the article in the November number and should be glad to have the proofs back at your earliest convenience. It is so graphic in itself that we have given up the idea of putting any illustrations with it, particularly as Parrish is very much overcrowded with his work. It will, however go into the same number with his picture of the Canon which appeared with Baker's first article on “The Great Southwest" and which now will be printed in the colors in which it was originally made. We hope you will like it.I want very much to have my friend Mrs. Tully (Eleanor Gates) have the pleasure of knowing you. She is also a friend of Mrs. Hearst. I presume you have seen the first part of her "Chapters from the Biography of a Prairie Girl" which we have published in the August number. We are to print three instalments out of the Biography, which is to appear this fall in book form from the press of The Century Co. I think her de-03026