Alden Sampson


John Muir


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[1][letterhead]Los Angeles, 28 Mrch., 1903Mr. John Muir,Martinez, Cal.:Dear sir, Mr. Gifford Pinchot has been so kind as to give me a letter of introduction to [illegible] a favor which I very much appreciate. I shall later be in the vicinity of San Francisco, and with your permission, will then pay my respects to you in person. The purpose of my work is sufficiently explained in Mr. Pinchot's letter; which I send herewith. I am forwarding under separate enclosure of [illegible] report on game refuges, wherein the general purpose of this [scheme?] is [illegible].Since having [illegible], the steadfast companion of my travels has been your book on the National Parks and I wish to say how deeply I am indebted by you for the f[illegible] of accurate observation therein not forth by the botanist, the mountaineer,03197


Los Angeles

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1903 Mar 28


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20 cm.

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Reel 13, Image 0344

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