Annie K. Bidwell
affection for, and confidence in you would assure the Park. I declined to ask this of you, but Dr Benjamin was so persistent this evening that I consented, especially as he pushed General to the front at the Cal. Association, and is to issue a brochure on that line, soon. General would be opposed to all this, and I am opposed to my part in it, but the enthuseasm of others makes me seem to them disloyal to General if I refuse to help them, so I am between two fires! Fortunately you know me well enough to know 1711 Q St. Washington D.C.May 15, 1905.Dear Mr Muir,Dr Benjamin and Mr Garver (the latter until recently promoted, an employee of Forestry Department) insist on my writing you something which I am reluctant to write, but they are working for General's memory and think it my duty to help. Dr Benjamin has just called to see me on this topic and03568
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