HE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS CONSISTENT AND OUTSPOKEN DEFENSE OF CIVIL LIBERTIES AND THROUGHOUT HIS JUDICIAL CAREER HE REMAINED A PROLIFIC WRITER, ESPECIALLY ON CONSERVATION. HERE IN THIS LETTER HE DISCUSSES CONSERVATION CONCERNS REGARDING THE ALLAGASH RIVER IN MAINE. December 10, 1960, on "Supreme Court of the United States" personal letterhead, 5.75 x 9, to Mr. Perot Walker, Lafayette Hill, PA, by the American lawyer, law professor, jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
In 1937 he was appointed Chairman of the SEC and engineered the reorganization of the nation's stock exchanges. During his tenure at the SEC he became a friend and advisor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt who nominated him for an opening on the Supreme Court. He remained a prolific writer, especially on conservation, including his books " Of Mountain and Men" (1950) and "A Wilderness Bill of Rights" (1965). Douglas wrote prolifically on his love of the outdoors and was an advocate for the preservation and protection of wilderness across the United States.
I certainly share your concerns over the future of the Allagash [river in Maine]. I have had some correspondence with a group known as the Natural Resources Council, and I would suggest that you get in touch with them and add your protest to that of the rest of us.. It is a nice letter confirming his advocacy for the conservation of the American wilderness. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, History Makers Autographs.
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