John Muir [et al.]
San Francisco, November 1st, 1907.Dear Friend:-Enclosed you will find a description of Hetch-Hetchy Valley, and a brief discussion of the immediate danger which threatens it Now.If you are like minded with us, we ask you, (and others whom you may persuade,) to kindly address a personal letter, in your own words, essentially as follows:- To the President, or to the Secretary of the Interior, or to both:- Washington, D. C."As a lover of the Yosemite National Park, I most devoutly protest against the use of one of its most important and beautiful features, the Hetch-Hetchy, as a reservoir. An abundance of water can be had elsewhere to supply San Francisco." Signed:. Thanking you in advance for your attention to this request,We are, Yours truly, John Muir, Joseph N. LeConte,Wm. F. Bade,E. T. Parsons,Wm. B. Colby.06280
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 16, Image 1153
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