John Muir [et al.]
San Francisco, November 1st, 1907.
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."
Thanking you in advance for your attention to this request,
Joseph N. LeConte,
Wm. F. Bade,
E. T. Parsons,
Wm. B. Colby.
1907 Nov 1
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir [et al.] to Friend, 1907 Nov 1." (1907). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3810.
Reel 16, Image 1153
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