[Robert Underwood] Johnson
5a few thousand feet of lumber. I continued to run the mill for two or three seasons, working only in time of high water. One of the large mills on Puget Sound cuts more lumber in half a day than I sawed in all these years. A year or two before I entered the valley a tremendous wind storm blew down a considerable number of the large yellow pines & it was from these fallen trees that the mill logs were obtained. I never cut down a single tree in the valley or sawed one cut down by others as far as I know. This is all there is by way of foundation for the statement that I was making lumber for sale out of Yo groves.
1890 Oct 24
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