[Robert Underwood] Johnson
3guide-bookish stuff about Mt Whitney & Mt Tyndall might well have been spared, but Mountains so important had to receive some sort of mention & I had no space for anything like description. One way & another throughout the paper I have tried to show the Valley & the forest below it & the great mass of High Sierra above it & if it has no flavor of the region I will be disappointed. As to delay I am sure you will pardon me when you recal the changes that have come over our home. I had my mountain shoes ready last October for the Kings trip to refresh my memory make measurements etc. when Dr Strentzel left us. The Alaska papers I shall work on now. The map especially the
San Francisco, [Calif]
1891 Aug 15
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Reel 07, Image 0255
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