[E. T.] Parsons
Martinez, Sep 9. 1913
Dear Mr Parsons.
I think with you that we must concentrate our efforts on the Senate. Each senator has already received copies of our print circular, Johnson's letter & our own first letter, so have all the principal newspapers & our best known friends. The 3000 copies left, I suppose should go the Who's Whos & as many more as you think ought to be printed.
Then I think we should get ready as quickly as possible a new circular or leaflet for the senators and everybody we can reach.
Get our club members to write personal letters to senators & the President. Also the members of other mountaineer clubs & in particular women's clubs. try to stir up a perfect storm of letters, filling the senate chamber with
the protesting leaves fathoms deep. This as far as I see is the best we can do. Concentrate on a new pithy leaflet or several new ones answering the enemies favorite fallacies - etc etc
Ever faithfully yours
Mr. Muir was down Friday following this letter and again today, stirring things up considerably. I [enclose?] circular as revised. Am sending [Chronicle?] editorial as you suggest Keep this letter for me
1913 Sep 9
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