John Muir


John Muir


Helen [Muir Funk]


" To explore, enjoy, and render accessible the mountain regions of the Pacific Coast; to publish authentic information concerning them; to enlist thesupport and co-operation of the people and the Government in preserving the forests and other natural features of the Sierra Nevada Mountains."Board of Directors—1912-1913Mr. John Muir. President . . . . MartinezProf. A. G. McAdie. Vice-President . San FranciscoProf. J. N. Le Conte. Treasurer . . . BerkeleyMr. William E. Colby, Secretary . . San FranciscoProf. Wm. F. Badè . . . . . Berkeley Prof. Vernon L. Kelloer . . Stanford UniversityMr. E. T. Parsons . . . San FranciscoMr. Willoughby Rodman . . . Los AngelesMr. Clair 8. Tappaan . . . . Los AngelesOuting CommitteeProf. J. N. Le Conte Mr. E. T. ParsonsMr. Wm. E. Colby. Chairman and ManagerMr. Clair 8. Tappaan, (Los Angeles) Assistant ManagerHonorary Vice-PresidentsHon. James Bryce, British Embassy, Washington. D. C.Mr. Henry 8. Graves . . . Washington, D. C.Pres. David Starr Jordan . . Stanford UniversityMr. J. Horace McFartand . . . Harrisbnrg. Pa.Editorial BoardProf. Wm. F. Bade. Editor . . . . BerkeleyMr. Wm. E. Colby, Notes and Correspondence,BerkeleyMrs. E. T. Parsons, Book Reviews . . BerkeleyMr. A. H. Allen Mr. Elliott McAllisterProf. J. B. Church. Jr. Mr. Edward T. ParsonsProf. J. N. Le Conte Prof. H. W. RolfsSan Francisco, Nov. 06, 1912.Darling Helen:-Last Friday I sent you duplicate copies of rightof way for Telephone and Telegraph Co. by mail for your signature. Iexpected to have found it returned to me at Martinez this morning,but it had not arrived. I hope that it has not gone astray.I think I told Buel that the right of way was not to have any otherright of way for a power company within 1000 feet. Other rights of way for telegraph and telephone can I suppose be allowed to run parallel oracross this right of way without any restriction.I will be in Berkeley the rest of this week, but Tom willhand in the fight of way deed to Tinning, who will attend! to it.Glad to hear that you are now getting along so well. I am getting my note books typewritten so that I can go to work on themand make them into a book on Alaska.Ever your devoted father,John Muir


San Francisco

Date Original

1912 Nov 26


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 20, Image 1443

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