T. Brook White
[letterhead]Historian [Mazamas?]April 2. 1896.John Muir EsqPresident Sierra ClubSan Francisco Cal.Dear SirA determined effort is now being made in Congress to restore threefourths of the Cascade Range Forest Reserve to public entry. The entire Oregon delegation headed by Senator Mitchell favors the reopening of the reserve. The move is being made solely in the interest of the sheep men.Judge Bellinger of the United States Circuit Court is one of several influential men here who are strongly opposed to any encroachments on the Reserve and he is able personally to reach the President and thus checkmate the proposed move. He desires to obtain the views of any prominent men who are at all02076
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