John Muir


John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


Dear Agnes:

Keep this in your archives.
Affectionately Martinez Apr. 15 1902

R. U. J.1

My dear Johnson

I have heard nothing of buried city Guess its April fool.
The Canon is a huge thing to write about, & the end of my poor article is not yet in sight--
As to Yosemite recession most everybody believes in it but politicians hang on to the patronage connected with it like grim death. But I'll try to see what can be done. I suppose the legislature meets next winter -- Grandfather congratulations well may you brag--Your son in law I suppose makes you equal to a great grandfather--One of the finest fellows you ever know! etc etc--But for a' that & a' that I say Agnes is fine enough for the finest of them all.
When are you coming hither & Alaska way--not I suppose until multiplication goes on as far as a car load
Remember me to Mrs Johnson. Good luck to the Holdens,

Ever Yours,
John Muir

1 Robert Underwood Johnson holograph note,

[envelope enclosed]10032


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1902 Apr 15


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0354

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