[Robert Underwood] Johnson
Martinez Sep 12 1890
Dear Mr Johnson
The Autumn weather & grapes are ripening fast & not a single iceberg or snowbank or green island is in sight. I had a glorious time among Alaska's icy mountains & gained many grand telling facts at the price of much hard work & nerve trying adventure.
I'll try to write some of it for the Century. Also the King's River Yo.
All the world is indebted to you for your work in saving so fine a section of the Sierra from cheap vulgar ruin. It would be a fine thing to save the magnificent Kings River region also with the forests about it & in it though much is already in the hands of the lumbermen.
All the material of the Yosemite articles not used please return.
Ever cordially yours
1890 Sep 12
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1890 Sep 12." (1890). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1949.
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