Frank V. Cornish
Feb 28, 1905
My dear Dr. Muir,-
I have received the January Bulletin of the Sierra Club with the November Appalachian and believe I am indebted to you for this remembrance. I thank you for this and shall be glad to have you or Miss Helen present my name for membership in the Club if you have not already done so.
Father and Mother are well and ask to be remembered. They often speak of the pleasant day spent with you. Father has had a few stereographs of the Grand Canyon sent you which he begs you to receipt in token of friendship.
Frank V. Cornish
That the flooding of the Tuol by a [illegible] would not hurt the Yo Nat Park is monstrously untrue. The Tuol & Merced are twin rivers watering all the park & the Yo Val & H H Val are twin Yos
Dam the Tuol Yo for any other reason than because it would be easily dammed the damnation of this mercenary scheme should be made sure honeycombed with private interest s. The only [inch?] of a roof. The only spot to collect water
1905 Feb 28
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.
Cornish, Frank V., "Letter from Frank V. Cornish to John Muir, 1905 Feb 28." (1905). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3278.
Reel 15, Image 0278
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