John Muir


[William C. Hendricks]


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1419 Taylor St San Fran’ Feb 13th, [1876]My dear Senator – Acting upon the suggestions you lately sent Keith & myself endeavored to secure some notices in the newspapers & p[illegible] letters to members. The Record [ Muir?] comes out flatly against as The Bulletin promise to write in favor - & the [ Alta?] has already noticed favorably. Mr Swett wrote to his friend Donovan - & others maybe p[illegible] If the great quantity of work the affair has cost [underlined: you] had at all appeared at the outs[illegible] I could never have had the conscience to have mentioned the thing – neither I’m sure could Keith. I saw Mr [ Waete – last evening wh?] expressed himself hopefully. I published a letter in the Record of the 5th calling attention to our forest trees & the [stamped: Literary Property Rights held by the California Historical Society]


San Fran[cisco]

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[1876] Feb 13


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