[James R. Garfield]
[letterhead][Ca Jan. 1908]The Honorable Secretary of the InteriorSir:The Sierra Club begs to submit the following suggestion as to road building & other needed improvements in Yosemite National Park.-1- That a general plan for the treatment of the floor of Yosemite Valley be made by a competent landscape artist & carried out under his [supervision?] at a cost of about one hundred & fifty thousand [dollars?] This would include the thinning & clearing of undergrowth jungles; the building of a permanent system of roads located with reference to scenery aesthetic effects etc, [instead?] of the present haphazard dust sand & mud [ruts?] called roads; & the restoration of the downtrodden herbaceous vegetation to something like the beauty of wildness, etc
[ca. 1908 Jan]
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