Edward W. Allen
Sept., 10, Hon. Miles Poindexter, Senate Chamber, Washington, D. C. Dear sir:My attention has been called to the attempt to destroy the magnificent Hetch Hetchy Valley of the Yosemite National Park for a San Francisco water tank. Information received leads me to believe that highly disreputable methods have been used in order to misrepresent the situation to Congress, not by the people of san Francisco but by commercial politicians of that city. As you are intimately aware, we have been called upon in this state to meet similar sinister designs, and shall, probably have another fight in the near future to save our own Mount Olympur National Monument and have the same properly changed to a national park. If you can conscientiously oppose this Hetch Hetchy scheme, it will be appreciated by the intelligent people of the Pacific Const. EWA/HYours respectfully, 05534
South Bend, Wash.
1913 Sep 10
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