Creator

John Nicholas Brown

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

01457

September 3rd 1890.

Professor John Muir:

My dear Sir:

Although a stranger to you and to the state of California, I take the liberty of thanking you for the articles from your pen in the Century Magazine, showing the people of this country what priceless treasures of Nature they possess and how ruthlessly they are being

despoiled of them. I have corresponded with Representative Vandever and am glad to know that one of his bills, (setting apart township 18 South, range 30 East) has already passed the House. I have written Senator Aldrich of Rhode Island urging him to use his influence to securing its passage by the Senate at this session. I hope the friends of these measures will not relax any efforts that may be necessary

to secure their enactment at as early a day as possible and I shall be very glad to do what little I can to bring about this result.

Yours very truly

John Nicholas Brown

Location

Newport, R[hode] I[sland]

Date Original

1890 Sep 3

Source

Original letter dimensions: 20 x 25 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir06_0633-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 06, Image 0633

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Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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