Creator

John Muir

Creator

[John Muir]

Recipient

[Alden] Anderson

Transcription

[Rough draft of letter] [ca. 1904 Jul 13]

[Alden Anderson]
Dear Mr. Anderson (?):

I have already met Mayor Chittenden, Mr. R. B. Marshall and Mr. Frank Bond yesterday in S.F., and considered with [them] the revision of the Yo[semite] Park boundaries. In gen[eral] I am opposed to changes that would diminish the area of the park. It should rather be increased. A small portion on the S.W. cor[ner] where a few mines are located might be cut off, provided this would not result in making easy and sure the destruction of the forests on patented lands thereabout. If practicable, the private claims in the sugar pine region should be taken up by [the] Government at fair price, or condemned.

[Letter breaks off here]03536

Location

[Martinez, Calif.]

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir14_0352-trans.tif

File Identifier

Reel 14, Image 0352

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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 http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

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.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

1 page

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