Theodore Roosevelt


John Muir


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at all if, as you say, nine-tenths of the citizens took ground against the Hetch Hetchy project; but so far everyone [illegible] has bean for it and I have been in the disagreeable position of seeming to interfere with the development of the State for the sake of keeping a valley, which apparently hardly anyone wanted to have kept, under national control.I wish 1 could see you in person; and how I do wishI were again with you camping out under those great sequoias, or in the snow under the silver firs.Faithfully yours,[illegible]Mr. John Muir, Martinez, California.


Oyster Bay, N. Y.

Date Original

1907-09-16 00:00


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 36.5 cm.

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Reel 16, Image 1011

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