John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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10meadows & Hetch Hetchy Valley. So large an extension would of course meet more opposition. Its boundary lines would not be nearly so natural, while to the westward many claims would be encountered, a few also about Mts. Dana & Warren where mines have been opened. Come on out here & take another look at the Canon. The earthquake taluses are all smooth now & the chaparral is buried while the river still tosses its crystal arches aloft & the ouzel sings we would be sure to see some fine avalanches, come on. I'll go if you will leaving ranch, reservations, Congress bills Century articles and all other terrestrial cares & particles. In the meantime I am cordially yoursJohn Muir


Martinez, [Calif]

Date Original

1890 Mar 4


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 06, Image 0399

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Page 10


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