John Muir


John Muir


W[illia]m E. Colby


-2-Wm. E. Colby.Persistent rumors I notice are being published in the newspapers concerning the resignation of the Secretary of the Interior, and we Should get as many letters as possible from members of our club and from all we can influence to write endorsing his administration and encouraging him in every way to stand up bravely to his work, paying no attention whatever to the cowardly attacks of disappointed muck-rakers, and the few good people who have been misled by the press.Faithfully yours.[illegible]To William E. Colby.302 Mills Bldg.,San Francisco, California.


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Circa Date

[1911 Mar]


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File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 0211

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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