Statement to voters concerning the proposition to acquire a municipal water supply as submitted at the special election, Thursday, November 12th, 1908 (Published by the order of the Board of Supervisors, San Francisco. John E. Behan, Clerk) ... [cover title]. CALIFORNIA. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SAN FRANCISCO.

Statement to voters concerning the proposition to acquire a municipal water supply as submitted at the special election, Thursday, November 12th, 1908 (Published by the order of the Board of Supervisors, San Francisco. John E. Behan, Clerk) ... [cover title]. [San Francisco: Britton & Rey], n.d. [1908]. 22.2x15.3 cm, pp. [1-2], 3-15 [16], 4 illustrations, 1 map, self wrappers, stapled. First edition. Account of the proposition, position of the Board of Supervisors, and appeal to citizens to vote in the election. Includes descriptions of the Lake Eleanor and Hetch Hetchy reservoir sites and a summary of the city's efforts to obtain rights of way. Following Interior Secretary Garfield's decision to grant rights of way and reservoir sites at Lake Eleanor and Hetch Hetchy, the city held a special election to ratify public support for the acquisition of these lands and water rights and to authorize a bonded debt of $600,000 for this purpose. San Francisco voters approved the Tuolumne supply and the bonds by a considerable margin. A bit rubbed, tanned and soiled, old vertical crease where folded for mailing, a very good copy. (#166297).

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