R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
JFebruary 8, 1905.R. W. GILDER, EDITOR.R. U. JOHNSON,ASSOCIATE EDITOR.C. C. BUEL,ASSISTANT EDITOR.My dear Muir:I do not for the life of me understand your reference to the trouble in Washington about the Yosemite Park boundary. I am sure that Pinchot or Senator Perkins could put you on the track of the facts and would be much more likely to do so for you than for me.I am waiting eagerly to hear of the passage of the Recession bill, after which I hope to write a Recessional in the spirit of Kipling.Thank you very much for the inclosures. You are fighting a big fight and I wish I were in it, but it is altogether bestthat I have nothing to do with it- at least on the surface.Faithfully yours,R. U. JohnsonMr. John Muir,Martinez, Cal.Owen's book starts off well with a lot of complimentary letters from authors. Some time when you are in San Francisco kindly ask how it is going there at the book stores.03525
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