Mary J. Arnold
Lakeport, Lake Co. Cal. Mar. 9, 1902.Mr. John Muir,Dear Sir;Mr. Galen Clark of Yo Semite, who is an old friend of mine, favored me with your address. I, too, am a worshipper at Nature's shrine and in the name of our exalted adoration I make an appeal to you. Your knowledge is from the book of nature and your expressed opinion will be accepted as authority. What do you think about the slaughter of birds? Every boy from five years old up, carries a slingshot and fires at every bird he sees, not only that, but they go out in groups for the same purpose and none are exempt from their merciless hands. Another result is, wounded birds that must suffer until they starve, In my02961
1902 Mar 9
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.
Reel 12, Image 0247
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