John Burroughs letter to Al Stevenson [manuscript], 1911 Feb. 2.


Burroughs, John, 1837-1921. John Burroughs letter to Al Stevenson [manuscript], 1911 Feb. 2.

John Burroughs letter to Al Stevenson [manuscript], 1911 Feb. 2.

Burroughs writes from Lamanda Park, Calif., and says that he will write Colonel [Theodore] Roosevelt and suggest that "he might well go out of his way to see the Petrified Forest." His wife is accompanying him on the trip and they are enjoying the West very much. Dr. [Clara] Barrus is with them and writes this letter for Burroughs.

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