[Robert Underwood] Johnson
Martinez May 17, 1894,
My dear Mr. Johnson,
I haven't heard from you for a long time. Mrs. Muir keeps inquiring what has happened to Johnson? I tell her that you are up to the eyes in Magazine work, writing Polish poetry with Tesla etc.
I should have asked you to read the M.S. of my little book but had not the heart to put such a burden on you. I have corrected the proof of the first four chapters. I see nothing of the Alaska articles yet. When are they coming out. You have not told me whether you liked the changes I made in them.
I had a pleasant visit from Sargent a month ago. He is coming out again in the fall.
The Sierra Club is going to blaze a trail & make a few bridges in the Tuolumne Canon. If I get through with proof reading in time I mean to lead the party. How would it do for you and Gilder to send your boys out here about a month from now & go through the Canon with me? I ll take good care of them, and after they reach our house they will require no blankets bread or money other than the Lord & I will provide--A good chance send them along Had a good letter the other day from David Douglas with his portrait. With kind regards to Mrs. Johnson I am ever yours truly
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1894 May 17." (1894). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6851.
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