John Muir


John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


78 Martinez May 10, 1902

My dear Johnson

I'll not overpass the limit you set for the canon article though the subject is of a kind & size not easily comprised. I'll do my best however to make a clear sketch. No doubt it will be miserably lean & scrawny no matter how hard I try. I could write a [fan?] sized book from the notes I've already collected easier than this gnarly article, Perhaps I may some day. Anyhow Ive enjoyed the study of that grand river & its basin. Ever yours

John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1902 May 10


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 12, Image 0414

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