[Robert Underwood] Johnson
4[illegible] damming Hetch Hetchy would [p?]revent damage to the lowlands [illegible] during the spring floods is ridiculous. not half an inch would the flood waters be lowered.The plea that the Park water [is?] purer than any outside sources & will forever be [free?] from contaminating [in?]fluences that all other is exposed [to?] is not true, on the contrary it is far more liable to contamination from camp sewerage than any other adjacent source on account of camp sewerage on its [illegible] hundreds or thousands camp for months on the Tuolumne Meadows & the climbers or campers soon these will be greatly multiplied every season & as roads are built04048
Original letter dimensions: 23.5 x 21 cm.
Reel 17, Image 1155
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