Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore
[letterhead]January 7th 1894Washington, D.C.Dear Mr. Muir,Just after meeting you I received word of the appointment of the Sierra Club's committee.I [enclose?] you a copy of the bill drawn up by Major Po[m?]le--cut by the same pattern as the one by which the Yellowstone was made. Prof. F[illegible]'s bill has a hearing this week. We grant that much courtesy, but wait no longer. There will probably be hearings before the Senate Committee on Public Lands and then we hope that our scientists [etc?] will come down heavy with arguments.I hope you will make Mr. Johnson of your committee your general eastern agent and urge him to help us all he can. He has already done much and he suggests our showing all the photographs of scenery etc that we possibly can, so that
Washington, D. C.
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