Cha[rle]s F. Lummis


John Muir


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[1]"I always read it, for I am heartily in sympathy with so many of the things for which it works."—PRESIDENT ROOSRVELT.FORMERLY "THE LAND OF SUNSHINE"THE NATION BACK OF US, THE WORLD IN FRONT.OUT WESTA MAGAZINE OFTHE OLD PACIFIC AND THE NEWEDITED BY CHAS. F. LUMMIS"A magazine wholly unlike any other published anywhere...The best there is in periodical literature on the Pacific Coast...Ability and individuality powerful enough and original enough to give distinction to any periodical...A voice listened to with respect and interest in all parts of the country." —The Dial.Its lively independence and its genuine learning...A steady evenness if worth and interest."— The Nation.Editor's OfficeLos Angeles. Cal....Apl...23rd...1902.Dear John Muir:--What is this? Do 1 understand that you are preparing to trespass on my private preserves without leave or license? I hear from a disinterested third party that you plan to lead your Sierra Club into the Grand Cannon, that general neck of the woods. I suppose if you really want to go, I shall have to let you, although it is a rather dangerous experiment to allow you to enter into fragile scenery like that of the Cannon, where there are no glaciers to sleep on and where yon cannot climb up and down the aides everywhere you[02993]


Los Angeles

Date Original

1902 Apr 23


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0375

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