S. C. Smith


S. C. Smith


J. William White


HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESWASHINGTONJanuary 1, 1908.Prof. J. William White,1810 S. Rittenhouse Square,Philadelphia, P.A.[in margin: 1913 Who's who address 18 Consord Ave Cambridge Mass]Dear Sir:I beg to acknowledge receipt of your favor of recent date protesting against the use of Hetch Hetchy for the storage of water for San Francisco. I will take pleasure in laying your communication before the committee and can assure you that it will receive due consideration.Yours very truly,S. C. SmithDear Mr Muir:I wish I could do something more to help you. I have written to the [illegible] Congress - [illegible] mentioned in your circular letter.I shall speak of the matter to Secretary [Rool?] (whom I happen to be seeing occasionally) and to Secretary Garfield.Let me know if you [illegible] J William WhiteJohn Muir, Esq.04009


Washington [D. C.]

Date Original

1908 Jan 1


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 20.5 cm.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0019

Collection Identifier

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

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