Catherine H. [Katie C.H.] Hittell


John Muir


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[page 4] But this ordinance seems to be a dead letter at present as I saw robins in the Market, yesterday, and larks were eaten at one place at least a week ago; therefore some of the energetic women of the Century Club of California are going to take this matter up and try to have this law enforced. They intend very soon to have a meeting devoted to the discussion of the larks and of ways and means for enforcing that ordinance. They would be more than delighted if you would speak a few words to them about our birds etc and our duty to protect our natural beauties but I suppose it is out of the question for them to expect that of you as I know that you


San Francisco, Calif.

Date Original

1895 Apr 3


Original letter dimensions: 18 x 11 cm.

Resource Identifier

1895 Apr 3 Catherine Hittell to JM

File Identifier

MSS 301 Shone

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1895 Apr 3 Catherine Hittell to JM p4


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