W[illiam] R[ussell] Dudley


John Muir


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[4]or not cut. Jordan and [Mark?] should not own land there to derive revenue from it in future on account of the building of the govt road I have also written Pinchot strongly about this. Your influence will be greater than any other in this direction and I hope you may use it if you look at as it strikes me. This is not quite so pressing a matter as the deer killing but must be attended to this year. It is reported that Jordan & [Tharp?] s[illegible] these meadows by paying the surveyor .50c an acre to record them as "swamp" lands. I am very sorry I [am?] not f[illegible] the [illegible] of the Sierra Club in the Canon [diacritic], but my work will not permit it [I?] think.Most Sincerely and respectfullyW R Dudley


Three Rivers [Calif.]

Date Original

1902 Jun 16


Original letter dimensions: 14 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0460

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