[Robert Underwood] Johnson
Martinez Dec. 3. 1898
Mr dear Johnson
I thank you for forwarding my letters & looking back on the New York days of my trip, for your wise & steady kindness in every way The night marches through New York & meetings with Hobson & Tesla are especially notable.
I had a grand time in Florida with Sargent among the palms & pines & vines & magnolias. We parted at a place called - Archer, Fla. & I made my way home by New Orleans stopping two days at Mobile to see the forests there, & one day at New Orleans.
In setting out we spent a day at Wilmington another at Baltimore & another at Washington, driving out eight or ten miles to see the parks.
& woods but did not see the President or Pinchot. I'm sorry I missed Pinchot. On the whole this summer's trip has been one of the best of the half tourist sort I ever made - the glorious Alleghany forests & those of New England & Canada in their Autumn red & purple & gold & the delightful little side trips up the Hudson to Osborns & into the Berkshire HIlls with Gilder full of peace & trees & poetry & the sturdy meaty nuggets of New York & Boston.
As to the Colorado Canon Mr Page asked for an article of book on it but I know far too little about it at present & said I didn't know when I could study it.
I found all well here. Remember me to Mrs Johnson & Agnes & [illegible] [me?]
No doubt you had a brilliant electric time at the Tesla dinner
1898 Dec 3
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1898 Dec 3." (1898). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2318.
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