Arthur Elston


Arthur Elston


John Muir



FEb 17 05

My dear Mr Muir:

I appreciate, more than I can tell, your book and autograph. Recession Bill has done some good this early when it brings me under your notice to receive such a kind favor.
As you probably know the bill comes up



$300,000 hotel bill. It went through more as a salve for [Curtin?] than for any other reason. With best regards, I am,

Gratefully yours,

Arthur Elston

Feb 17th, 1905


next Tuesday on special order. Belshaw has been out of town for the last two days, and there is very little gossip around. Lukens is still noncommital, but I believe he will vote all right. I can see no discouraging signs to date, notwithstanding the passage by the Senate of [Curtin?]


Sacramento [Calif.]

Date Original

1905 Feb 17


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 24 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0202

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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