Annie K. Bidwell


John Muir


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[4]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 [1]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


Washington, D.C.

Date Original

1905-05-15 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 13.5 x 27 cm.

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Reel 15, Image 0444

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