Catherine H. [Katie C.H.] Hittell
[Page 5] will be chosen for the state at large. Can not something be done to interest this convention in including the larks among the protected birds? If I knew the names of the leading sportsmen in the City, I think I would be brave enough to go to them myself to ask their interest in the larks. The Meadow lark is an insect feeding bird and therefore the farmer should wish for its protection. I believe the Horticultural Society, of which my friend Mr. Ellwood Cooper is president, may help in this matter, so will the Academy of Sciences,
[San Francisco, Calif.]
1894 Mar 14
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