Herbert Parsons


John Muir


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SIXTIETH CONGRESS.FRANK W. MONDELL, WYO., CHAIRMAN.ANDREW J. VOLSTEAD, MINN.PHILIP KNOFF, ILL.BURTON L. FRENCH, IDAHO.SYLVESTER C. SMITH, CAL.ASLE J. GRONNA, N. DAK.BIRD S. McGUIRE, OKLA.HERBERT PARSONS, N. Y.CHARLES N. PRAY, MONT.PAUL HOWLAND, OHIO.JOHN M. REYNOLDS, PA.PHILO HALL, S. DAK.JOHN W. CAINEG, TENN.ADAM M. BYRD, MISS.JOSEPH T. ROBINSON, ARK.DANIEL W. HAMILTON, IOWA.SCOTT FERRIS, OKLA.WILLIAM B. CRAIG, ALA.WINFIELD S. HAMMOND, MINN.MARCUS A. SMITH, ARIZ.ROBERT W. DYER, CLERK.House of Representatives H. S.Committee on the Public Lands,Washington, D. C.January 6, 1909.Dear Sir:-Your telegram asking for my assistance in opposition to the Hetch Hetchy grant is at hand. I was unfortunately absent from most of the hearing on the matter but have read everything that has been said and written on the subject. I sympathize with the attitude of the opponents but, having great confidence in Mr. Pinchot and Secretary Garfield, I am perturbed as to what should be done.Very truly yours,[illegible]John Muir, Esq.,San Francisco, Calif.04396


Washington, D. C.

Date Original

1909 Jan 6


Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20 cm.

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Reel 18, Image 0041

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