W[illia]m E. Colby


John Muir


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WILLIAM EDWARD COLBYATTORNEY AT LAWMILLS BUILDING, SAN FRANCISCOFebruary 11, 08.Mr. John Muir,Martinez, Cal.My Dear Mr. Muir:As you will note from the enclosed clipping, it seems very important that you should go on to Washington at once in the Hetch Hetchy matter. I am enclosing you letter which I have written the Secretary of the Interior and have considered somewhat the advisability of publishing denials in the newspapers. It may be best, however, not to stir up any more friction than is necessary just at the present time.I am sending you by this mail the map which I have prepared for the President. It looks as though the matter might be decided soon and we should use every effort to insure that it is decided favorably for us.Very sincerely yours,[illegible]Have not yet received your material for the Bulletin [illegible] ought to get that out immediately now while it will do good.04062


San Francisco

Date Original

1908 Feb 11


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 17, Image 0173

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