Geo[rge] G. Mackenzie


R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


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3)Glasscock, by the way, “took up” as a timber claim the land just above Inspiration Point and coterminous with the Yosemite grant at that place. Somebody ought to protest against the issue of a patent. The land was occupied by the Stage Co. when Glasscock filed his claim and proved up.- in the Spring of ’90. A stable and dwelling had been there for years and new ones here built last year soon after Glasscock had made “final proof”. The land has no value as a timber claim, on account of its position. At most, such value could only be most remotely speculative, while the place has much higher value for other purposes. Brother Robinson ought to be highly satisfied with the out come of his pet idea that the way to run the National Park is by a military management. Capt. [Noods?] has been captured completely by the [ring?]. The Washburns (objects of Robinson’s particular detestation) have made a neat bit of money06369


Raymond, Calif.

Date Original

1891 Sep 27


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 19 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0307

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