John Muir


James [R.] Garfield


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Form 168THE WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY.INCORPORATED24,000 OFFICES IN AMERRICA. CABLE SERVIVE TO ALL THE WORLD.This Company TEANSMITS and DELIVERS messages only on conditions limiting its liability, which have bee [illegible] to by the sender of the following message.Errors can be guarded against only by repeating a message back to the sending station for comparison, and the Company will not hold itself liable for errors or delays in trasmission or delivery of Unrepeated Messages, beyond the amount of tolls paid thereon,nor in any case where this claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for trnsmission.This is an UNREPEATED MESSAGE and is delivered by request of the sender, under the conditions named above.ROBERT C. CLOWRY, President and General Manager.RECIVED at Wyatt Building, [illegible] 14 and F Streets, Washington, D. CTELEPHONES M 4106, M 2114 AND M 4707.163 ch wb bt [34?] paid 3 extra [?op]Sanfrancisce Calif " lJames R Carfield, Secty of InteriorWashn DC On behalf of People of Califernia and the whole country for whon the Yesemite park was created we request a public rehearing in the Hetch-Hetchy matter since Sanfrancisceo and [illegible] rigatienists have had a secend hearingSierra Club and Jojn MuirALWAYS OPEN.MONEY TRANSEERED BY TELEGRAPH. CABLE OFFICE.


San Francisco

Date Original

1908 May 1


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Reel 17, Image 0495

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