Theodore Roosevelt


John Muir


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THE WHITE HOUSEWASHINGTONApril 27, 1908.My dear Mr. Muir:I have your letter of the 21st. Do not run down those men too much. Benjamin Ide Wheeler and other good fellows among them. I am trying to see if we can not leave the things on the line that you indicate - that is, damming Lake Eleanor and letting San Francisco depend for a generation or so upon that and the Tuolumne tributaries. But of course I must see that San Francisco has an adequate water supply.With regard, believe me,Sincerely yours,[illegible]Mr. John Muir,Martinez, California. 04162


Washington [D. C.]

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1908 Apr 27


Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 36 cm.

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