[Robert Underwood] Johnson
[The?] objections to making H. H. a reservoir are briefly1 That such use would to a great damaging extent defeat the purpose & nullify the effect of the law creating the Park.For Hetch Hetchy far from being a common meadow [lake?] 1000s of [illegible] & a mere "minor feature" as claimed by the [supplicants?] is a counterpart of Yosemite, & a great & wonderful feature of the Park next to Yosemite in beauty grandeur & importance of location visited by thousands even though as yet [ac?]cessible only by trail.[illegible] [dam?]med as proposed it not o[nly?] [illegible] be made utterly ma[illegible]
Original letter dimensions: 23.5 x 21 cm.
Reel 17, Image 1149
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