[Robert Underwood] Johnson
Martinez Oct 16, 1890
My dear Mr. Johnson
Im up to the scalp in Tokay Muscat & Zinfandel, fairly stupid with excess of industry, shipping about 2000 boxes of grapes every day. Hope soon to be free for real work in the wilderness. Have seen Robinson. Dont like his sketches much. My own are more telling I think. I want to take another run into the Kings River Yosemite before I write, & if the weather remains quiet I will. Saw Kerr & Prof Davidson about the Elias business I guess Kerr is all right. Irish is wild about your success in Yosemite reform.
Irish he Says let Yosemite Valley be.
I'm afraid I cant help you much in describing limits - in a map way for the Kings River Reservation. Dont know what township is on a surveyors range. Have not yet written much about Yellowstone. May spend next summer there. Many thanks for your hard wise work in saving the bloom of the mountains.
Ever Cordially Your friend
Will send the few photos of myself when I can find them. Swett wants the M.S. returned he wants to enlarge I think.
1890 Oct 16
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1890 Oct 16." (1890). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1958.
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