Geo[rge] G. Mackenzie


R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


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[1]Raymond, Fresno Co., Cal.Dec. 22, '90Dear Mr. Johnson:I congratulate you on the success in the House of the Simonds bill. I have just written a brisk note to Senator Hearst, soliciting his vote and interest in favor of the prompt passage of the bill by the Senate. Would that I could do more for so just a cause! But, while my present ability to help doesn't amount to anything, I have the pleasant remembrance that as long as 20 years ago I was a pen-warrior against the piracy business, and so may flatter myself with the notion that I helped to educate the country up to its present improved status of opinions. I am in the dark as to what may be done by the Legislature about Yosemite, although I have no doubt that the subject will be brought up. My intention was to urge in the 01035


Raymond, Calif.

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1890 Dec 22


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 13.5 cm.

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