Creator

Charles H. Shinn

Recipient

Robert Underwood Johnson

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3and will ask me to draw up a working plan when the estate can afford the gift.She desires me to express to you her heart-felt sorrow that nothing has come of this effort of a very earnest and progressive man to establish a large forest station in California, and she a sincerely hopes that you will be able to cooperate with us at some future time.I de not know whether you received in 1891,er since, a copy of a small, privately-printed pamphlet, being the geed of gift to tbe trustees.A This explained,in twelve pages Colonel Armstrong*s scheme for the botanic garden and parkland was immediately followed by the deed from his wife to which I have alluded, and by other preliminary operations.If another copy of this can be obtained, I will send it to you so that if you deem it of historic interest you can put it among your family documents.This would seem practically to conclude the trusteeshipVery sineerely yours,[illegible][06405]

Location

Niles, Calif.

Date Original

1901 Dec 30

Source

Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir11_0503-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0503

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University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Page Number

Page 3

Keywords

John Muir, correspondence, letters, author, writing, naturalist, California, correspondent, mail, message, post, exchange of letters, missive, notes, epistle

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