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John Muir


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Twenty-ThreeWest Twenty-FourthStreet, New YorkRecreationMagazineWm .E. AnnisPublisherTelephoneMadison Sq. 4889New York, May Twenty-fourth. Nineteen Five . Mr. John Muir, c/o James Horsburgher, Jr., Asst. G.P.A. Southern Pacific, San Francisco, Cal. Dear Mr. Muir:-- Ever since I visited the Allard herd of buffalo, on the Flathead reservation, I have been impressed with the importance of saving this group of bison for the American people, and I have taken the liberty of placing your name upon a committee for the purpose of setting the wheels in motion which will eventually put this herd in the hands of the National Government, along with the natural range upon which they now live and have prospered for a number of years. The real work of the committee will devolve upon three members, to be named by the entire committee. I believe that it will require nothing except an expression of opinion in concrete shape, from leading Americans, to procure the


New York

Date Original

1905-05-24 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 15, Image 0483

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