R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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May 17th, 1894.R. W. GILDER, EDITOR.R. U. JOHNSON,ASSOCIATE EDITOR.C. C. BUEL,ASSISTANT EDITOR.My dear Muir:-I have been so overcrowded with work of different kinds - some of it in the office, and a good deal of it outside - that I have not been able to write you (pro forma) in regard to your article on the Discovery of Glacier Bay. The fact is he have been expecting before this to get it into the magazine; but other imperative things have kept it out. We did expect to get it into the July or August number. It is now down for September, which is only a number or two away, as we work, and I hope very much that we can use it then.I am, however, greatly disappointed that the illustrations are so inadequate to the text. They all look alike, and are somehow not very effective; but your article will have to carry them, and they are, after all, not discreditable.I do not know whether you have noticed that we have been having a fight in this state to save the Adirondacks from the timber-cutting of our Forest Commission. First of all, the fight was in the Forestry Conference at Albany in March, and since that time we have been fighting in the Legislature somewhat. We finally succeeded in defeating a bill to per-01812


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