Percy V. Long
Walter L. Fisher
(COPY)CITY ATTORNEYSan FranciscoJanuary 20th, 1913Hon. Walter L. Fisher,Secretary of the Interior.Washington D. C.Sir:-Mr. Maruden Hanson, City Engineer of this City, has handed as a copy of your letter to him of January 5th in which you request the City of San Francisco to indicate the matters it desires to present to you (other than these of an engineering sharneter) with regard to the pending order to show cause why the permit for the use of the Heteh Hatehy Valley as a reservoir should not be revoked, and the manner in which the City desires to present such facts. You also inquire in your letter as to the submission of reports on specific aeureos of water supply new under investigation, I understand from Mr. Hanson that he has replied to the latter portion of your letter and has advised you that a number of such reports have been submitted to the Board of Engineers since your letter was written.The City of San Francisco has engaged Mr. John R. Freeman of Providence, Rhode Island, as Consulting Engineer in this entire matter. Mr. Freeman has requested me to obtain and submit to him certain data upon the correlated engineering and legal problems involved, which he desires to use as an aid in enabling him to rench06314
1912 Jan 20
Original letter dimensions: 26.5 x 20.5 cm.
Reel 20, Image 0785
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