Geo[rge] G. Mackenzie


R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson


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6)everything possible in the available space, as there is so much misconception about the entire subject of forest preservation that one has to be very careful in order not to make bad worse. Thanks for your effort to dispose of that other article of mine. I sent some time ago, another letter on an entirely different matter to Mr. Clement, and it was returned for the same reason – “over-[stocked?”] with general articles. I will let you know of the results of my letters of inquiry.Yours Very TrulyGeo. G. Mackenzie.The Yosemite stable-men have had their lease renewed for five years. I hear that they are to pay $600 per annum. Their old lease ran for $1500 per annum, but two years ago the rental was cut down by half, on the ground that the stable-men were not making money! The swindle /over


Raymond, Calif.

Date Original

1891 Sep 27


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 19 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0313

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Page 6


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