John Muir


[Theodore P.] Lukens


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on trip with U.S. Forest Commission[letterhead][in margin: Mrs. Lukens & Mr. Jones [illegible] the little one I am ever Yrs John Muir]Sep. 25th 1896My dear Mr. LukensWe have been up the San Bernardino Mts to Squirrel Inn & along the ridge & down by city creek canon - a fine instructive trip.I am traveling with the U.S. Forestry Commission & have been nearly all summer inspecting forests in general, parks & reservations, the Commission was appointed by the National Academy of Sciences, at request of the Government & the members are Prof. C. S. Sargent chairman, Prof Brewer of Yale Dr. Arnold Hague, U.S. Geologist Alexander Agassiz, General Abbot U.S.A. & Gifford PinchotWe are going to San Jacinto Mtns thence to the Grand Colorado Canon etc. Then I return home & expect to see you on the way with regards to


San Bernardino, Calif

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