John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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[in circle: 75] See last p. Credit to [Lahura?] for originating the Yosemite scheme and pushing it through [1901]Martinez, Dec. 24, 1901My dear Johnson.I've been brooding over that Colorado Canyon article It is a grand subject but my ignorance is distressing I spent a day or two on its rim at the deepest portion & where the views were probably the most telling & marvellous of all; & I spent a day going down to the bottom of it Going by way of Flagstaff by stage. & spending a day on the interesting San Francisco mountains. Now the travel is all by rail from Williams to within 8 or 10 miles of the canon which is reached by stage some 16 or 18 miles


Martinez [Calif.]

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1901 Dec 24


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