Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Robert Underwood] Johnson

Transcription

[47]

Martinez, Apr. 3. 1896

My dear Johnson.

The glorious news of the National Academy of Sciences Commission has kept me happy ever since I heard of it. This sure enough is a move direct towards permanent forest management & cannot fail.
I have just written to Senator Perkins to do his best for the $25000 carefully explaining the high character & importance of the Commission etc. & will get a resolution from the Sierra Club as soon as possible.
After I got your letter on the Oregon sheep men I got the Club Directors to pass a a strong resolution against reducing the area of the Cascade Reservation or any other but advising the reservation of all the public forest lands. Which was telegraphed to the Sec. of the Interior. I also preached the glories of the Commission. & now with blessings & admiration for R.U. Johnson

I am ever his friend John Muir

Location

Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1896 Apr 3

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir09_0110-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 0110

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see https://www.pacific.edu/university-libraries/find/holt-atherton-special-collections/fees-and-forms-.html

Owning Institution

The Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

1 page

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