John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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every mother's son of the legislators, newspapers reporters and everybody else that would listen to me. And now that the fight is finished and my education as a politican and lobbyist is finished I am almost finished myself.Now ho for righteous management! Do you know any available landscape artist to treat the wasted valley floor? This should be the first care of the new management.Can't you come out the spring? So little can be said in letters. Of course you'll have a long editorial in the "Century".Faithfully yours,[John Muir]1 Robert Underwood Johnson holograph note: The passage by the California legislature of the bill for the retrocession of the Yosemite Valley to the U.S. to be merged in the National Park which surrounded it.2 Robert Underwood Johnson holograph note: Roosevelt10044


Martinez [Calif.]

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circa [19]05 Feb 24


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