Muir McKelvey


John Muir


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[4]There is one great drawback to the country and that the irrigation system is in the hand of a private corporation which is overwaterd both ways. You see their receips go for paying interest on waterd stock instead of building a permanent heading at the canal intake on the Colorado and the high water has has repeatedly taken out the heading lower down and the farmer goes goes dry.03576


San Diego Co. [Calif.]

Date Original

1905-06-01 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0509

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Page 3


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