S. Hall Young


John Muir


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[1]Wooster, Ohio: April 14, 1897My Dear Friend:Advices from Washington indicate that the Alaska appointment will be made very soon. My "Manager", Dr. J. B. [Campbell?], of Alba, O, was here yesterday, and we consulted what should be done as the final stroke of the campaign. Dr. Campbell, who stands as close to the Pres. as any living man, is very confident of my app't. He says that the Pres. has twice positively promised him that I should have the office, and has told other candidates that he has made up his mind to give me the place. Dr. C. says the Pres. dare not break a promise like that.But still he thinks we ought not to leave working until the 02275


Wooster, Ohio

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Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.

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