Charles H. Robinson


John Muir


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1East Auburn Calif.January 11 1913.Mr. John MuirMartinez Calif.Dear Sir:This to solicit your aid and great influence in furtherance of a project which has a living appeal to every lover of nature. It is the construction of a scenic bridle trail to connect Lake Tahoe and the Yosemite. This will of necessity be laid along the High Sierras, a region which you have made peculiarly your own. A bill will be introduced to the Legislature now in Session by Senator Birdsall making an appropriation for the construction of such a trail under the direction of the State engineer. The proposition antagonizes no person nor interest so far as I can see, and should, and I think will, meet with enthusiastic support.As president of the Sierra Club you can bring their influence to bear. A request from the Sierra Club would probably be all that is necessary to bring their support to the measure.Can you help?Yours Very RespectfullyCapt. Charles H. Robinson05351


East Crubum, Calif.

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1913 Jan 11


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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