R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
Hoke Smith talks well about keeping the sheep out, but I presume they are in all the time. Indeed so it is reported here. Wait till I get a chance at the President I'll stir him up on the whole question of forest reservation.Easthampton, Long Island, N.Y.August 3.[letterhead]Dear Muir:Thanks for yours of 27" July. I finished some days ago the last of the proof of your [illegible] and important volume and my few corrections will meet yours at the office. I congratulate you on the completion of the work. It was a labor of love with me. I enjoyed it all.The trip to the Sierra is off for this year. Plans have already been made which it is hard to change, and then there would be too much anxiety01834
Long Island, N. Y.
circa  Aug 3
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