John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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[2]returned to Chicago & went home direct by way of the Santa Fee road. In Arizona our train was wrecked in a colision everybody well shaken, a few hurt but nobody killed I was not injured in the least At home I found all well excepting Mrs Strentzel, who is still quite poorly, but is getting better. I see by yesterdays paper that John P. J. has at length got an appointment - Naval Officer. If Mr Cleveland had only sent him as [illegible]ter to Queen Liliukalana & kept him there![3]A committee of the Sierra club is investigating Yosemite matters, tree-cutting, the accounts of the commissioners etc. their report will probably not be handed in before May or June. Something must be done soon in forest matters if the sheep are to be kept out next year. My old friend Dr Gibbons of Alamada sent you a forest paper the other day. You can rely on his facts. & I hope you will give the article a good reading


Martinez, [Calif]

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1893 Dec 20


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Reel 07, Image 1443

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