S. L. Foster


W[illiam] E. Colby


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Mr. W. E.C. - #S. 9/25/12.renewed force. Active young spirits, who can be landed by automobiles In Tuolumne Meadowa or Hetch Hetchy valley without exhaustion and with ample resources of food and other outing supplied will most certainly make many short and also long fishing excursions into the Tuolumne Canyon and up its many secluded mad Interesting trout Tilled tributaries.A summer line of automobiles to carry nature lovers, not owning their own machines, from Chinese Camp to Yosemite and Tuolumne Meadows is the next easily logical assumption when the Big oak Flat and Tioga roads are put in order and thrown open for auto Use.All these things have probably occurred to your wide awake mind but I have rambled on and unloaded my story as it came to me in case it might have some points of view of value to you at the hearing of the case at Washington.I must not forget to congratulate you on your discovery or Colby Pass in the Kern River country this summer as reported in the papers and the acquisition of Tuolumne Meadowa.very truly your,[illegible]1098 Dolores street.06324


San Francisco

Date Original

1912 Sep 25


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Reel 20, Image 1337

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