John Muir


John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


Martinez, Oct. 28, 1896

My dear Johnson

I am home & settled after a long eventful summer I suppose ere this You have seen Sargent & know where we have been & the work we have done. I fondly hope that now something permanent will be done for the management of our grand woods.
The parks of the Sierra are in Capital order & if the authority of the military could be extended over the Sierra reservation it would be as well cared for as the parks without calling for a single soldier more or the expense of another dollar

I mean to tackle that old dog story soon

With best wishes

Ever Yours John Muir



Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1896 Oct 28


Original letter dimensions unknown.

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Reel 09, Image 0462

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