Creator

Theodore Roosevelt

Recipient

John Muir

Transcription

THE WHITE HOUSE
WASHINGTON

April 27, 1908.

My dear Mr. Muir:

I have your letter of the 21st. Do not run down those men too much. Benjamin Ide Wheeler and other good fellows among them. I am trying to see if we can not leave the things on the line that you indicate - that is, damming Lake Eleanor and letting San Francisco depend for a generation or so upon that and the Tuolumne tributaries. But of course I must see that San Francisco has an adequate water supply.
With regard, believe me,

Sincerely yours,
[illegible]

Mr. John Muir,
Martinez, California.

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Location

Washington [D. C.]

Date Original

1908 Apr 27

Source

Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 36 cm.

Resource Identifier

muir17_0471-let.tif

File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0471

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