Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir [et al.]

Recipient

Friend

Transcription

San Francisco, November 1st, 1907.

Dear Friend:-

Enclosed you will find a description of Hetch-Hetchy Valley, and a brief discussion of the immediate danger which threatens it Now.
If you are like minded with us, we ask you, (and others whom you may persuade,) to kindly address a personal letter, in your own words, essentially as follows:-

To the President, or to the Secretary of the Interior, or to both:-
Washington, D. C.

"As a lover of the Yosemite National Park, I most devoutly protest against the use of one of its most important and beautiful features, the Hetch-Hetchy, as a reservoir. An abundance of water can be had elsewhere to supply San Francisco."

Signed:.

Thanking you in advance for your attention to this request,

We are,

Yours truly,

John Muir,
Joseph N. LeConte,
Wm. F. Bade,
E. T. Parsons,
Wm. B. Colby.

06280

Location

San Francisco

Date Original

1907 Nov 1

Source

Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir16_1153-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 1153

Copyright Statement

The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust. To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish or exhibit them, see http://www.pacific.edu/Library/Find/Holt-Atherton-Special-Collections/Fees-and-Forms-.html

Owning Institution

University of the Pacific Library Holt-Atherton Special Collections. Please contact this institution directly to obtain copies of the images or permission to publish or use them beyond educational purposes.

Copyright Holder

Muir-Hanna Trust

Copyright Date

1984

Pages

1 page

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