Mrs. James E. White


Sec. of the Smithsonian


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U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.Washington.Respectfully referred to Mr JohnMuir, Martinez, Calif.and writer so advised.Charles S. WalcottDIRECTOR.M.[in margin: 309][Jan 8, 1903]To the Secretary of the Smithsonian [illegible] Institution - Washington, D.C.Dear Sir:-Will you kindly give me a seven to ten minnet sketch of the life and works of John Muir, who as I understand is in the employ of the government as geologist and perhaps in other capacities, in our National Parks and Reservations.From the literary point I have "Wild Parks and Forest Reservations of the West"- "The Yellowstone National Parks"- "Among the Animals of the Yosemite-" and "The Grand Canon [diacritic]03133


Washington, D. C.

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1903 Jan 8


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 27.5 cm.

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