Andrew P. Hill


John Muir


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OFFICERSPresidentANDREW P. HILLVice-PresidentMRS. W. C. KENNEDYSecretaryALEX. p. MURGOTTENFin. Secty.MRS. A. T. HERRMANNTreasurerLEWIS A. SPITZER"Save the Redwoods"Sempervirens Club of California(Incorporated)DIRECTORSMRS. LOVELL WHITEMRS. A. P. HILLMRS. W. C. KENNEDYMRS. A. T. HERRMANNW. W. RICHARDSA. M. FREEA. P. MURCOTTENL. A. SPITZERA. P. HILLJ. Z. ANDERSONW. D. I. HAMBLYProf. John Muir.Martinez,Calif.San Jose, California March 18,1908.Dear Sir:I write to informs you that you are appointed a member of a committee to meet at Stanford University on Monday, March 23rd, at ten A. M. The object veing to meet with the State Board of Forestry and discuss the cutting of the redwood trees in the California Redwood Park, giving your views as to the future policy of the care of the park. If it shall remain a forest primeval, or be forested in a scientific way by the felling of such trees through its area as a forester any determine to be detrimental to the rest of the trees.Very sincerely yours,[Illegible] Pres. Sempervirens Club ofCalifornia.P. S. If you could care and help us in your own quiet way, I think the words you might speak would help to preserve one place on earth as a primeval spot. We need you now. Hill04110


San Jose, Calif.

Date Original

1908 Mar 18


Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0341

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