Frank V. Cornish


John Muir


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That the flooding of the Tuol by a [illegible] would not hurt the Yo Nat Park is monstrously untrue. The Tuol & Merced are twin rivers watering all the park & the Yo Val & H H Val are twin YosDam the Tuol Yo for any other reason than because it would be easily dammed the damnation of this mercenary scheme should be made sure honeycombed with private interest s. The only [inch?] of a roof. The only spot to collect water


San Francisco

Date Original

1905-02-28 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 15, Image 0280

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