R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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EDITORIAL DEPARTMENTTHE CENTURY-MAGAZINEUNION-SQUARE-NEW YORKMay 1st, 1892.R. W. GILDER, EDITOR.R.U. JONSON,ASSOCIATE EDITOR.C. C. BUEL,ASSISTANT EDITOR.My dear Muir:-Since writing you with my own hand yesterday I have had occasion to re-read your letters, and I find that you say - "I am afraid I can't help you much in describing the limits on a map for the Kin's River reservation. I don't know what a township is for a surveyor's range," but I am sure that if you took a Government map,- or yourself made a rough map of the Kings River, you could make it clear to me what are the interesting portions which ought to be reserved, including the head-waters. I could work out the details through the Land Office.If you can let us have your article in time it will probably be effective in procuring the reservation of the proposed park, as your other article was of the Yosemite National Park.I inclose a list of the Kings River Canon subjects,- six of Robinson's sketches and three of yours which we have asked him to redraw, keeping inconsultation with you as he does it. We are very desirous that these three subjects should in his hands not lose any of the impressiveness which<01494


New York

Date Original

1891 May 1


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 21 cm.

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