John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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21Martinez March 21, 1893.My dear Mr Johnson. I was glad to learn by your letter of the 9th that you had attended to J.P.s land com. case. I had written to you on the subject before your letter reached me. I saw Mr Olney our Vice President the other day, a personal friend of Irish & found that on the strength of my remonstrance & the guess that his recommendation would be without avail he left it out of his general letter to Sec. Smith. But fearing he had not done so I wrote a counter letter to the Sec. protesting as President of the S. Club against J.P.s appointment. [Caminettis?] bill I guess is done for, at least for this time. As for recession, nothing as far as I can learn has been done & the legislature has adjourned. But although all will have to be hammered over again our blows have not been altogether without effect. The


Martinez, [Calif]

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1893 Mar 21


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