Creator

Evangeline Porter

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

[letterhead]

October 29th 1913

Mr. John Muir

Martinez California

Dear Sir

I am mailing you, under separate cover, Circular No. 4 entitled "Native Growth for Planting in California" written by me (as a member of the Outdoor Art League) for the Fourth Biennial Report of State Forester Homans.
We feel sure that you will be in sympathy with the subject of the pamphlet--the preservation of the original landscape by the planting of native growth.
You will see that I have taken the liberty of quoting from "Mountains of California", I am glad to have the opportunity of telling you what a delight and inspiration this book

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has been to me as to so many other readers. No doubt your writings and personal influence have aided greatly in saving the natural beauty which California still contains.
Believe me

Very truly yours

Evangeline Porter

Chairman Press Committee

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Location

San Jose, Calif.

Date Original

1913 Oct 29

Source

Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir21_0940-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 0940

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Some letters written to John Muir may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

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2 pages

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