John Muir


[John Muir]


F. L. Noble



I fear on Wednesday
I cant get to town today, but this will be no hindrance to the effectiveness [illegible]
All [illegible] [illegible]ted as far as I [know?] [illegible]d [illegible] is a formal resolution in favor of the park - Jordan is just the man to draw it up. then all you [have?] to do
This Rainier Park [will?] [benefit?] [Washington?] is to [send?] it [illegible] tho [illegible] of the com [illegible] & all the world.
for [illegible]gon[illegible] & [illegible] [up?] to [Miss?] S[illegible]dmore
[No?] part of the [illegible]rish Reservoir is more [admirably?] adapted by nature for a grand National Park reaching as it does in a grand pyramid from the fertile lowlands to the frosty [sky?] [embracing?] [characteristic?] specimens on a grand & [illegible] scale of the [illegible] scenery vegetation & [illegible] of our Nwestern pacific coast. The [grandeur?] of our glacier-laden volcano [cones?] in the [illegible] a [illegible] of the most beautiful & [charming?] of the alpine [illegible] [a?] [illegible] of the [finest?] conifers, rich [illegible] meadows, trout streams gardens & [illegible] [rambles?]

We believe that with the exception of a dozen lumbermen & half a dozen cattle & sheep men all the world wants this park.

F L Noble

Examiner Editorial Rooms

S F.

[in margin: My Dear]


[Martinez, Calif.]


Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 11.5 cm.

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Reel 17, Image 1165

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