[William F.] Bade
their reservoirs and then take what they need. None of them will categorically deny, I think, that this is their purpose. They will justify their position by claiming the legal right to do this.While it is probably advisable to keep from the public the figures which I gave in my letter to you in London, I have wanted to get before the S. F community the fact that there is not sufficient water in the Tuolumne, unless the irrigationists are encroached upon. I have given the Argonaut an article covering this: but am now indifferent as to whether they publish this, owing to the new proposition to purchase the Spring Valley, which is certainly helping us.
1910 Sep 5
Original letter dimensions: 20 x 30 cm.
Reel 19, Image 0826
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