R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
about the railroad travel this annus terroribus. But we shall look forward to next summer if you are then in the notion. My boy needs just such an awakening as that experience would give him. Gilder wishes me to thank you and you know how gratefully I appreciate your invitation. Perhaps Tesla or Burroughs could be got to go next year.I have just written to the latter to invite him to come down for a few days. Would that you were coming East--why not? Easthampton is plumb on the Atlantic and a lovely summer place. I am now on vacation--for August--scribbling a little and waitingfor Tesla to send me another Servian translation. We hope to get a book ready for next year.I hope to pull the American Forestry Congress & the Irrigation Congress this year in favor of Army Control of the forest reservations. Think of the stupid (or venal) western congressmen filibustering against the McRae bill! Next winter I shall try to ge military control on the Sargent plan.Owen sends his warmest thanks and regrets to you and Mrs. Johnson her compliments to Mrs. Muir with mine and her remembrances to you.Faithfully yours,R. U. Johnson
Long Island, N. Y.
circa  Aug 3
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