[Robert Underwood] Johnson
2Mr J. P. Moore of Moore & Smith told me that they owned 60,000 acres of forest land on King, [Kahwoah?] & Tule rivers Besides the 10,000 acres of Sequoia lands in the Tule [illegible] They offer to sell to the Goverment the fine Converse Grove of Sequoias located near the Gen. Grant National Park. & perhaps if the means by which they gained little to so vast a body of land was investigated they might be [illegible] to part with more still. They are now busily engaged in the work of Sequoia destruction blasting the giants into manageable fragments for their mills. Will send some photographs to illustrate this as soon as I receive them. Here is one. Will send map tomorrow & the [M?] S. soon as finished. Ever yrs John Muir.
1891 Jul 2
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