R. B. Marshall
[First draft of letter, in note-book]
Martinez. Jan. 30. '05.
Mr. R. B. Marshall.
Dear Mr. Marshall:
The President has already refused to allow any portion of the Yosemite National Park to be invaded by railroads. so I don't like to bother him with anything on the subject until I fully understand the difficulty in Congress. But I have written to a friend who keeps close watch of such affairs to keep me posted. and use his influence to prevent legislation which might become a dangerous precedent.
Hoping to see you soon. and thanking you for your kind invitation.
Original letter dimensions: 21 x 17 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from [John Muir] to R. B. Marshall, 05 Jan 30." (1905). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3229.
Reel 15, Image 0155
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