John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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[4]I think that Sargents plan for the forests turning over the management to the military department will solve the difficulties hitherto encountered & I therefore endorse it with all my heart. The Sierra Club directors are of the same opinion & will endorse it with enthusiasm you will soon hear from the club.As time flies your unquenchable zeal in all good works fans my admiration hotter & hotter. & I am ever of coursefaithfully yours John Muir[1]2I approve of Mrs. Muir.Martinez, oct. 29 / 94My dear Mr. Johnson,I dread the job of patching manuscript. But Lo! I am in thy loving hands & will do it for thee if I can. I believe you want more on the Muir Glacier. If so please send me copy of what I have already given on the subject & Ill do what I can. I fear however the whole article will thus be thrown out of balance. Would it not be better to write another short article of five orBancroft Library


Martinez [Calif.]

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