John Muir


John Muir


Mr. [William E.] Colby


[First draft of letter, in note-book #59] (52)


Dear Mr. Colby:

I shall be very glad to know you better, and will call the first time I'm in the City. In the meantime come to my home the first chance you have.
Do you know how much virgin forest is left in the Santa Cruz region, and how much has been lumbered?

Ever yours very truly,

J. M.


[First draft of letter, in note-book #59] (56)


Mr. Wm. E. Colby,
Secretary Sierra Club,
Merchants Exchange Building,
San Francisco.

Dear Mr. Colby:

Many thanks for information concerning proposed Redwood Reservation.

Yours truly,

J. M.



[Martinez, Calif]

Circa Date



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Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 11, Image 0509

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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