Elliott McAllister


Robert Underwood Johnson


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[letterhead]Sept. 10th 1893 Robert Underwood Johnson Esq -Century MagazineNew YorkDear Sir -During June, July, & August the Sierra Club or rather its Directors can show but little activity because all are [illegible] for the summer. - Yesterday was held the first satisfactory meeting of the Directors since last May. and your letter of June 4th was fully discussed and acted on- In the absence of Mr. Muir, Professor Joseph Le Conte presided. — In regard to your first suggestion, concerning obtaining evidence of vandalism in Yosemite; the Directors will issue a notice to the public at large asking that complaints be sent to the Sierra Club. Undoubtedly there are many who would make complaints but do not know to whom to send them. = and next spring we shall take up the matter in time to have some of those visiting the Valley to make reports — The public notice too will have its effect on the Yosemite Commissioners06397


San Francisco

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1893 Sep 10


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 19.5 cm.

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