John Muir


Geo[rge] W. Stewart


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Martinez, Feb. 28, 1902Mr Geo. W. Stewart,Pres't. Mr Whitney Club,Dear Sir, I heartily sympathize with you in your efforts to clear up confusion of names in the Sierra Though one of the first to explore the wilds of the High Sierra, the only name in your region that i am responsible for is the "Giant Forest of the Kaweah" named some some 27 years ago But lately some of the numbers of our club have been sowing names thick & fast too often without due regard to names long l[illegible]ally in use. This confusion will not be settled until the maps of the Geological Survey of the Sierra are completed. The survey is working southward. The last


Martinez [Calif.]

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1902 Feb 28


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