Geo[rge] G. Mackenzie
R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
Yosemite Park. The item was doubtless inspired by Hutchings himself. Any such appointment would be a disaster.Raymond, Fresno Co., Calif.Dec. 9th, '90Dear Mr. Johnson:I am settled for a time near the above address. I came down by way of Wawona, purposely to learn something about Mr. Newsham's intentions. I learned enough to satisfy me that he proposes to make a sort of white-washing report of the condition of the Valley and of the Grove; furthermore, that all his recommendations are likely to have been suggested by the Washburns. After I came here I received a note from Newsham (dated at San Francisco) to the effect that he had just rec'd from Sec. Noble some published letters of mine about Yosemite, and that he is "pleased to say that they throw some light on the subject that will be of use to" him. He is "sorry that his time in the 06354
1890 Dec 9
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