R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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November 18th, 1891.R. W. GILDER, EDITOR.R.U. JONSON,ASSOCIATE EDITOR.C. C. BUEL,ASSISTANT EDITOR.My dear Muir:-I have your two inclosures accompanied by your note, and as the time is short before the report of the Secretary of the Interior, I have ventured to send him copies of these letters as well as of other material relating to the reservation scheme & I think Brown suggestion a good one and will follow it up.I do not see any harm in the Southern Pacific Railroad Co working for such a scheme Of course they expect to make something out of it, but if they make it legitimately I have no objection, and by legitimately, I suppose they mean to make it by running the Railroad as near as possible to the Reservation.I am backing up the Secretary of the Interior in "The Century" for January.I wish, however, you could find out who Havens and Stow are, and it might be well to be sure that you are not falling into a trap. Robinson would probably take an extreme view of them.Faithfully yours,R. K. Johnson.John Muir, Esq01540


New York

Date Original

1891 Nov 18


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21 cm.

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