[Theodore P.] Lukens
As to acquiring the Calaveras groveMartinez, Apr 28. 1900My dear Lukens,I have written to Senator Perkins as you desired recommending you as a member of the Appra[isement?] Committee on the Calaveras Grove. While the iron is hot we should I think strike for Government Ownership of all the Sequoias of the Sierra. I hear that the large holdings of the bankrupt Moore & Smith firm are now for sale by the creditors. Stir up the Water & Forest Club on the matter The more done by the Government for the Sierra forests the more will be done for those of the South.Ever Yours John Muir
1900 Apr 28
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