R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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Savage & many of his men had suffered from their depredations of The Velley or Kahweah tribe Another expedition against the Yos The Mariposa Battalion Ten Killed in Autumn of 53 Unfortunately with the Inds disappearance or the charming garden & grove vegetation of the Vall is also vanishing the axe & the plow are busy in garden & grove & so are [illegible] & hous. & all that is desctributve on the level & accessible portion of the valley floor is being destroyed apace. The glory is [illegible]


New York

Date Original

1890 Mar 24


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 06, Image 0409

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Page 2


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