R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
Mattapoisett, Mass.July 30. 1913Dear Muir:Please return inclosed letters, My Times letter is having effect you see. I have other letters about it.If you print anything more, let it be the plan of the park which you had on the old illustrated pamphlet, with a brief (1)(2)(3) resume [diacritic] of the arguments on the back of it. I wonder if a postal card with the plan only & below it a statement = "HH Valley to be flooded. Two of three chief camping places withdrawn from public. Five hundred miles of the Nation's Greatest Park cut off from free access."I believe you would do well to make05504much of the camp-site consideration, the need of accommodations for the San Joaquin people.There is no telegraph office here and I must telephone everything to New Bedford and the weather today is blistering. But I must know if it is correct to say that the San Joaquin Valley people are against the scheme. Sullivan said so, but I await confirmation from you.I am not only stirring up others but stirring them up to stir up others, &c.My "Open Letter" of four pages I shall send through Sullivan to Congress sending others to the press.Faithfully thine,R.U. Johnson05504
1913 Jul 30
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