G. Frederick Schwarz


John Muir


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[6]questionably would have in building the character of the nation, in strengthening its moral fiber, in broadening its interest in life and deepening its sympathies, enriching it in every way, and in the end guarding against that growing danger under which we all lie of being utterly cramped and confined by the ever-increasing hurry and complexity of life.[7]We are sending out letters to the most influential people we can think of. During this mid-summer season most of the directors and members of the S.P.N.P. (Eastern branch) are away. Whitman and Chamberlain and myself have had some informal conferences, but my efforts and work are so much less effective than theirs.Please remember me cor-


Brookline, Mass.

Date Original

1913 Jul 18


Original letter dimensions: 18.5 x 30 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0598

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Page 4


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