G. Frederick Schwarz


John Muir


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[2]great odds, and spoke four hours before the Committee on Public Lands. They had arrayed a strong force from various departments of the government to mislead public opinion by one-sided arguments. If anybody could stand up courageously against such opposition it was Mr. Whitman; but of course most of the members of the Committee had made up their[3]minds unalterably in advance. One or two, I understand, were impressed with Mr. Whitman's presentation of the case and I hope it may result in some good.Mr. McFarland, I understand, was absent on account of illness. It is unfortunate there were not other societies and associations represented on our side.


Brookline, Mass.

Date Original

1913 Jul 18


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 30 cm.

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Reel 21, Image 0594

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