R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
February 8, 1905.
R. W. GILDER, EDITOR.
R. U. JOHNSON,
C. C. BUEL,
My dear Muir:
I do not for the life of me understand your reference to the trouble in Washington about the Yosemite Park boundary. I am sure that Pinchot or Senator Perkins could put you on the track of the facts and would be much more likely to do so for you than for me.
I am waiting eagerly to hear of the passage of the Recession bill, after which I hope to write a Recessional in the spirit of Kipling.
Thank you very much for the inclosures. You are fighting a big fight and I wish I were in it, but it is altogether bestthat I have nothing to do with it- at least on the surface.
R. U. Johnson
Mr. John Muir,
Owen's book starts off well with a lot of complimentary letters from authors. Some time when you are in San Francisco kindly ask how it is going there at the book stores.
1905 Feb 8
Original letter dimensions: 26 x 21 cm.
Johnson, Robert Underwood, "Letter from R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson to John Muir, 1905 Feb 8." (1905). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3238.
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