H[iram] M[artin] Chittenden
Yosemite Valley, Cal. July 2 1904.
Mr. John Muir
My dear Sir:
Mr R B. M[illegible]l,. U S Geological Survey, Mr. F[illegible] Board, General Land Office, and myself have been commissioned to [consider?] the matter of reviewing the boundaries of the Yosemite National Park and we are now in the Park in t[illegible] [illegible]ty. We are particularly desirious of having an interview with you, as representing the b[illegible] s[illegible] for the maintenance of the Park. We expect to be in San Francisco most of the [month?] beginning July 10th and hope that you may find it convenient to be in town sometime during that period. We shall be at the Palace Hotel. In case you [illegible] [illegible] we will try to visit you at Martinez, if agreeable; but our time is so occupied [that this?] will be difficult. Will you kindly write or wire me at Coa[illegible] what you can do in the matter.
I have with me the book - Our National Parks - which
Yosemite Valley, Cal. 1904.
you [presented?] to our library in the Yellowstone Park and have [finished?] it with great interest. I can assure you that we shall fell greatly disappointed unless we can see you and obtain a full exper[illegible]of your views
Very sincerely yours
H. M. Chittenden
M[illegible], Corps of [Engineers?] U S A
Yosemite Valley, Calif.
1904 Jul 02
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Chittenden, Hiram Martin, "Letter from H[iram] M[artin] Chittenden to John Muir, 1904 Jul 2." (1904). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 2815.
Reel 14, Image 0312
Copyright status unknown
Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.