John Muir


John Muir


[Theodore P.] Lukens


on trip with U.S. Forest Commission


[in margin: Mrs. Lukens & Mr. Jones [illegible] the little one I am ever Yrs John Muir]

Sep. 25th 1896

My dear Mr. Lukens

We have been up the San Bernardino Mts to Squirrel Inn & along the ridge & down by city creek canon - a fine instructive trip.
I am traveling with the U.S. Forestry Commission & have been nearly all summer inspecting forests in general, parks & reservations, the Commission was appointed by the National Academy of Sciences, at request of the Government & the members are Prof. C. S. Sargent chairman, Prof Brewer of Yale Dr. Arnold Hague, U.S. Geologist Alexander Agassiz, General Abbot U.S.A. & Gifford Pinchot
We are going to San Jacinto Mtns thence to the Grand Colorado Canon etc. Then I return home & expect to see you on the way with regards to


San Bernardino, Calif

Date Original

1896 Sep 25


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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File Identifier

Reel 09, Image 0412

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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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