Charles H. Robinson


John Muir



East Auburn Calif.

January 11 1913.

Mr. John Muir

Martinez Calif.

Dear Sir:

This to solicit your aid and great influence in furtherance of a project which has a living appeal to every lover of nature. It is the construction of a scenic bridle trail to connect Lake Tahoe and the Yosemite. This will of necessity be laid along the High Sierras, a region which you have made peculiarly your own.
A bill will be introduced to the Legislature now in Session by Senator Birdsall making an appropriation for the construction of such a trail under the direction of the State engineer. The proposition antagonizes no person nor interest so far as I can see, and should, and I think will, meet with enthusiastic support.
As president of the Sierra Club you can bring their influence to bear. A request from the Sierra Club would probably be all that is necessary to bring their support to the measure.
Can you help?

Yours Very Respectfully

Capt. Charles H. Robinson



East Crubum, Calif.

Date Original

1913 Jan 11


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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

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