[Robert Underwood] Johnson
6I never had the slightest pecuniary interest in this or any other mill. All this was done with the consent & approval of Clark the guardian as far as I know. He frequently came to the mill & expressed admiration for its simplicity & cheapness praising me as a great genius. He joined me on several of my excursions & was always decidedly friendly. So much for John Muir & his mill being hastily driven out of Yosemite ere he had completed the destruction of its trees. After I left the mill & had earned money enough to go on with my studies without interruption the mill was operated for several years. It was while running
1890 Oct 24
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