[Robert Underwood] Johnson
4perhaps knew more about the glaciation of the Sierra than anyone else. To which Agassiz replied warmly & bringing his fist down on the table "He knows all about it. Now there! You've got it all, & what a mess of mere J. M. you've made me write. Dont you go & publish it. Burn it.Ever cordially yoursJohn MuirWhat of the summer day now dawning. remember you have a turn at the helm How are you going to steer How fares Tesla & the auroral lightening Shall we go to Icy Alaska or to the [pinks?] & streets & taluses of the Sierra. That was a good strong word you said for the vanishing forests.Bancroft Library
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