Martinez, April 21, 1908.[in margin: [Acnd?] 4-21-08]Dear Mr. President:I hate to augment the monstrous load of national cares you are carrying, even to the extent of reading another short letter on the Hetch Hetchy question lately reopened by Secretary Garfield.None of the proponents of the destructive Hetch Hetchy scheme seems to me anything like what you Mr President call a decent American citizen, able to represent fairly either San Francisco or the United States.Damming Lake Eleanor would do but little to harm the park. It would make a magnificent reservoir, & with the many other available basins on Cherry Creek, the large Tuolumne tributary
1908 Apr 21
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