John Muir


[John Muir]


E. A. Sterling


(Copied from notebook marked "1905", letter 1)

Martinez, Mar. 21'05.

Mr. E. A. Sterling,
Bureau of Forestry,
Washington, D.C.

Dear Mr. Sterling:

I would gladly send you the little article you want on the big trees of Australia if I had the time to prepare it. But I am completely snowed under with work already promised and which must be cleared off before any-thing new, however small, is taken on. Therefore, much as I regret to say it, my best wishes is at present all I can send you.

I was glad to see by the newspapers that your California Forestry bill had passed, but was not aware that it had been seriously amended.

Faithfully yours,


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1905 Mar 21


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0340

Collection Identifier

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

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