Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson

Transcription

WESTERN UNION
NIGHT LETTER
THEO. N. VAIL, PRESIDENT

The WESTERN UNION BUILDING, 195 Broadway, N. Y.
MARTINEZ CALIF NOV 20-1913

[illegible]EVER SINCE I HEARD OF THE [illegible] NEWYORK MEETING IHAVE GLORIED IN IT AS AN EXPRESSION OF PUBLIC OPINIONMOST WORTHY OF RESPECT IN THE HETCH HETCHY BILLTHE FATE OF ALL OUR NATIONAL PARKS IS AT STAKE.THEY WERE CREATED FOR THE WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE, TOBE ENJOYED GENERATION AFTER GENERATION SO LONG AS OUR GOVERNMENT ENDURS. NEVER FOR A MOMENT SINCE THE LONG BATTLE FOR THE INTEGRITY OF OUR PARKS BEGAN HAVE I FEARED DEFEAT AFTER THE PEOPLE WERE AROUSED TO ACTION FROM ALL THE COUNTRY FAR AND NEAR COME GOOD TIDINGS.THE WOMENS CLUBS, ALMOST WITHOUT EXCEPTION, HAVE COME TO OUR HELP REJOICE, BE OF GOOD CHEER, AND FIGHT TO A TRIUMPHANT FINISH.

JOHN MUIR.607AM

Location

Martinez, Calif.

Date Original

1913 Nov 20

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir21_1006-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 21, Image 1006

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

The Bancroft Library, University of California at Berkeley. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

1 page

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