R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
March 24th, 1890Dear Mr. Muir,-I inclose a copy of Mr. Olmsted's letter in reply to Governor Waterman. This letter has been published during the past week in the New York Evening Post. I also inclose a copy ofVanderveer's bill, the only fault of which is that the limits of the new Park are too narrow. Yesterday's New York Times published the, fifth(inclosed) letter from Mackenzie confounding Waterman, and the New York Sun of March 21st contains an editorial appealing to the independent press of California to intervene for the protection of the Valley.I shall appear before the public land, Committee in [illegible] of your limits of the asked Mackenzieto [illegible] a with [illegible] to the [illegible] them or at least a [illegible].[illegible] must be best to California local [illegible] "outsides"Yours faithfullyR.N. JohnsonMr. John MuirMartinez, Cal.[illegible]024/61
1890 Mar 24
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