Edward Whymper


John Muir


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[letterhead]Holmwood,Jan. 17, 1910. Teddington,Middlesex,England-Sir,In reply to yours just received.I am entirely with you in desiring that beautiful nature spots should be reserved, and made unavailable to greed for mammon. But as I am a foreigner in regard to this matter (although much to my pleasure an Honorary Member of your Club) I think that anything I might say would be indiscreet.Mr. Bryce, the present British Ambassador at Washington is a man, who could and I think would do more for you than I can. He possesses distinguished ability, and has held his difficult position to all-round satisfaction for a long time. I know that he feels in this matter like ourselves, and I think, if04684


Holmwood, Teddington, Middlesex, England

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1910 Jan 17


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 41 cm.

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