C. Hart Merriam


John Muir


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[4]Elizabeth & the girls join me in love to you and Wanda and HelenAs ever yours,C. Hart MerriamJohn MuirMartinez, Calif.[1]1919 SIXTEENTH STREET.WASHINGTON.D.C.Jan. 21, 1909My dear Mr Muir:The envelope that carries this to you has been addressed and on my desk a long time waiting, but the pressure of work has tired me out and left no time for personal letters.This is the time of year when congress [illegible] are hardest. They want a lot of information of different kinds, and told in different ways - and it's our job to comply. Besides, it pays. Last year the Biological Survey got an increase of 20 percent and this year we have reason to expect even more.04411


Washington, D. C.

Date Original

1909 Jan 21


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 29.5 cm.

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Reel 18, Image 0093

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