Alice Eastwood


John Muir


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[1][letterhead]Sept. 19. 1898My dear Mr. Muir:Mr. Henry Gannett, the chief topographer of the United States, was in last week to entreat [very?] aid in helping him to find out whether estimates of the standing timber had been made in California and, if they had been compiled, where these estimates were to be found.The U.S. Govt. seems at last to be making an effort to discover how many trees it owns or ought to own.I could not tell him anything; but advised him to go to see you.02472


San Francisco

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