Geo[rge] G. Mackenzie


R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


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4)out of the military. And the National Park, which was hailed with satisfaction by the public not long ago, is now regarded with suspicion, if not actual dislike. I don’t wonder at it. I have done something to offset the results of the summer by spreading, as much as I have been able, the excuse that the Park affairs are only in a tentative way, and that after a while they will be put in better condition. I hope that Congress will give the whole subject a thorough over-hauling. If I mistake not, Senator Plumb took the lead in interest about the matter in the Senate. How would it do for me, some time before the opening of the session, to write a letter to the Senator, and give him in full all the information at my disposal? If you think any good may accrue, I would get up such a letter. What are the Senator’s full name and his home address? There is sure to be a movement to cut down the reservation on the San Joaquin side.06369


Raymond, Calif.

Date Original

1891 Sep 27


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 19 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0309

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