Geo[rge] G. Mackenzie


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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[1]Raymond, Cal., Feb. 13. 1893Dear Mr. Johnson:Yours of the 13[th?] rec’d yesterday. I am now in communication with Robinson from whom I rec’d a letter on Saturday, asking me to come to San Francisco, with the prospect of getting work on the Call in the Yosemite business and perhaps permanently. The request struck me when “dead broke”, or I would have been in the city by this time, although I have been preparing, and am all ready, to publish a little country paper here, the first number to appear either this or next week. I would have my printing done at Madera, so that I am not stocked up with a plant, and therefore could abandon or postpone the project if necessary, although I would feel the sacrifice to be more than I ought to make, as I have now an opportunity to do something for myself. We have won our new county fight, and I can easily take the journalistic lead in influencing our county matters. Still, I made a06430


Raymond, Calif.

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1893 Feb 13


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 18 cm.

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