R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


John Muir


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J. M. 2.article after a year or so in some other form. To this there will be no objection.How I regret that I cannot be with you in the Kings River! Mrs. Marshall of our office (about whom 1 wrote to you) has just returned from there, having left the week before your arrival, much to her regret.I hope you will talk up recession. I can say to you privately that I have good reason to think that the President would lend his influence to getting rid of the anomalouscondition of affairs in the valley. I wish the Clubwould take it up as something to be accomplished by it andto be put forever to its credit. I believe the club will follows your lead.I appreciate very much your kindness and the friendliness of your intention of dedicating the Yosemite book to me. This is an honor that I shall value very highly. To go down to posterity in a book of yours is same enough forYours faithfully,[illegible]Associate Editor.John Muir, Esq.,Martinez, Cal.03023


New York

Date Original

1902 Jul 29


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 12, Image 0504

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Page 2


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