Geo[rge] G. Mackenzie
R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
5)The article suggested by you for future use in the Century would have some bearing on that matter. Before writing any thing I will think over the best method of tackling the subject, and meantime I will write (as you propose) to some of the right kind of men to obtain their views. I would not hesitate about taking a run down to Fresno City, and perhaps to some other places, to have some palaver with folks, but I haven’t a dollar to “go on” just now, (I have had abominable luck with my newspaper writing all this year. I find it pays better and is pleasanter work to chop wood for a living, and recently I have been doing good for myself by that sort of exercise.) But I guess that I can accomplish what is needful by writing to “representative” men. I suppose that it will be of advantage to prepare the article as quickly as possible in order that it may be used early in the session of Congress. I will want to crowd06369
1891 Sep 27
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