R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
J. M. 2.s(4) Yes, I did get a day or tiro ago your handsom book on the parks and reservations, and I will give attention to it as soon as I can. Some time, in a second, third, or tenth edition-of that work, I wish you would put on record your relation and mine to tho Yosemite National Park. You know our enemies tried to mako out that I had lied in regard to my relation to that scheme. I meant to speak of this to you before, but forgot about it.(5) I wrote Roosevelt about his forest policy, urging him to say something about it in his message, to which he replied that he thought I would be satisfied with what he [illegible]. I wonder if we cannot now quietly get some influence from tho White House brought to boar upon the California legislature to get the Yosemite receded to the government'[illegibly](6) I am glad to hear that Wanda is at the State University. She is a nice girl and will appreciate her advantages, I am sure. Some time I hope you will send her East, so that she will not have a prejudice against us Eastern people.With hearty thanks for your kindness in sending that book, I am, as ever,Faithfully thine,[illegible]Associate Editor.John Muir, Esq.,Martinez, California.
1901 Nov 26
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