R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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01509as a public park. I hope you’ll propose this in your article. Noble agrees that it ought to be [reserved?] and will no doubt be of use. He also favors the resumption of the Yosemite Grant but this would better not be spoken of in California. This is the next step — before the next session of Congress. It will involve an investigation but it must be done. Have you seen that Markham has withheld his approval to the Free road bill? I wish you would let me know the latest [phases?] of the Yosemite situation. Noble talks of appointing either Robinson or Mackenzie as timber agent which would you think the better? Awaiting your reply & with Kind remembrances to Mr. MuirFaithfully yours R.U. Johnson


… Union Square, New York

Date Original

1891 Apr 30


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 12.5 cm.

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