John Muir


John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


Martinez, Apr. 25, 1898

My Dear Johnson.

I have just learned that my Senate has passed an amendment The Sundry Civil Bill abolishing the Cleveland Forest Reservations & that the matter is now in the hands of a Committee of the House. Thieves & pirates of the silent forests are now favored by the darkness of the Cuban War Clouds but I feel sure that you are awake & doing all that mortal can do on the side of the right. I suppose you have already enlightened the House Committee. See to it that the President is duly instructed & bolstered.

Ever faithfully yours

John Muir

[in margin: 35.00


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1898 Apr 25


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 10, Image 0161

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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