William C. Bartlett


John Muir


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[4][letterhead]there will be no forests here to require any care or supervision Two of the most important streams heading in this Reservation, sent no water down into the valley last season beyond a narrow strip where the water was used for irrigation. I need not go into any details as to the way sheep grazing has abridged the volume of water in these mountain streams You know all about that Now here is a small number of sheep men not exceeding 20, who propose to take02525


Porterville, Calif.

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Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.

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Reel 10, Image 0607

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