Creator

John Muir

Creator

John Muir

Recipient

[Theodore P.] Lukens

Transcription

Acknowledgement of large number of Hetch-Hetchy photos. of my taking for him to use in trying to save the valley to the public

Martinez, Nov. 4, 1907

Dear Mr Lukens;

Many thanks for the fine lot of Hetch Hetchy photos all of which I'll need by & by in my Yosemite book & in this fight. Here is a copy of the Sierra Club resolutions which you may get published & noticed in some of your good papers. Also you will find a short article of mine on H. H. & the reservoir scheme in "The Outlook" for Nov. 2d just published which you might get reviewed - & thus help to make the salvation of our charming Tuolumne Yosemite sure-. Also get as many nature lovers as possible to write to the Sec. of the Interior or the President protesting against its destruction. You are the man to direct & encourage the fight in the south, for none knows H.H. & its surroundings so well as you do. Keith & I returned from a two weeks visit to Hetch H. a short time ago. Keith was charmed with it - said it was finer more beautiful & picturesque than Yosemite. He made 38 sketches. The Ma[illegible] & Appalachian clubs have come to our help - & we must win Love to all your family. Helen is in bad with cold but is getting well

Ever faithfully yours John Muir

Location

Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1907 Nov 4

Source

Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier

muir16_1161-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 16, Image 1161

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The unpublished works of John Muir are copyrighted by the Muir-Hanna Trust.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

The Huntington Library, Muir Family Papers, HM 57349-57497. 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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