G. Frederick Schwarz


John Muir


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[4]I hope that the leading newspapers and periodicals of the country will as soon as possible set this outrageous grabbing-scheme clearly before the people, so that it may be finally and effectually crushed. Is it not astonishing that a nation that calls itself upright and enlightened should countenance this repeated effort to steal a precious[1]Brookline, Mass.July 18, 1913.Dear Mr. Muir,-Your kind letter was most welcome, although the subject to which it refers is causing us all a great deal of anxiety. We are trying on this side of the country to do all we can to save the situation. Mr. Whitman made a heroic effort in Washington, against05495


Brookline, Mass.

Date Original

1913 Jul 18


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 30 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0592

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