Department of the Interior Washington October 10, 1890. Mr. John Muir, Martinez, California. Sir:-By recent Resolution of the Senate it is made my duty to investigate alleged spoliations in the Yosemite Park and “Big Tree Grove” in Mariposa County, California. I am told that you have information on the subject. I shall be greatly obliged if you will at an early day give me a full statement of the condition of these two reservations and of such spoliations of the same as you may have observed. Very respectfully, John W. Noble, Secretary 2272
Noble, John W., "Letter from John Noble to John Muir, October 10, 1890" (1890). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 7048.
John Noble to Muir
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