John Muir


John Muir


Geo[rge] W[illiam] Stewart


Martinez, Nov. 28. 1901


Mr Geo. W. Stewart

Pres Mt Whitney Club.

Dear Sir

I am very sorry that lack of personal knowledge of the matter referred to in Congressman Needham's telegram to you Nov. 21st makes me useless as a giver of the reasons for the retention of Captain Andrews which the President requires.
As far as I know all the army officers who have been detailed as Park Superintendents have done their duty faithfully & with admirable results.

Last spring, I was delighted to see that by means of trails & an excellent road not only the Grant Forests of the Kaweah but the whole park & the grand Kings & Kern river regions were being rapidly made accessible. With this work & the aims of your Club in general I am in hearty accord & ready to render any assistance in my power. with best wishes, & hoping I'll not be missed among so many who know the facts as to Captain Andrews work, I am

very truly yours

John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1901 Nov 28


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Reel 11, Image 0959

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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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