R[ichard] A[chillies] Ballinger


John Muir


THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIORWASHINGTONJanuary 14, 1910.My dear Mr. Muir:Your letter of the eighth instant is received and I note with pleasure your approval of my course in connection with Hetch Hetchy affairs. I am pleased to get the information contained in your letter and also your commendation of my course in demanding a sweeping investigation.I will have in a short time from Director Smith of the Geological Survey and the engineers who are assisting him a report on our investigations in the Yosemite during the past summer. When it is in proper form I will be pleased to forward a copy to you. With very best regards, I remain,Yours faithfully,[Illegible[]Secretary.Mr. John Muir,Martinez, California.04683own


Washington [D. C.]

Date Original

1910 Jan 14


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 28.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 19, Image 0081

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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