John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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2& hears but little sound from the dashings of my inkstand. At your urgent request & love the Yo.Val. I have switched off or broken off from Pic.Cal. & Oregon & am trying to say something on Yosemite in the open letter vein but feel awkwardly anxious to say too much & therefore may likely say too little. Will send something soon & should it seem to you that this something is worse than nothing send the stuff on a flying excursion to the wastebasket & I will then say, Thank You. In referring to the Examiner stolen interview I did not mean to say


Martinez, [Calif]

Date Original

1889 Sep 13


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 06, Image 0241

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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