Geo[rge] G. Mackenzie


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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[1]Raymond, Fresno Co., Cal.Oct. 4, 1892.Dear Mr. Johnson:Now that you have had time to receive welcomes and congratulations from your near-by friends, I would also express my pleasure at learning that you had returned home in greatly improved health. I trust that your strength is solidly established, not soon to be shaken by attacks of illness. I enclose a cutting from the Examiner, the article being by one Allan Kelly, who holds the sinecure position of “State Forester” and knows as much about forest management as does a sucking calf. He is, I believe, playing for the appointment as guardian of Yosemite, when a vacancy06416[in margin: Glasscock's rental was to be one dollar per year. Six hundred dollars per year was offered by Leidig, formerly of the Valley.]


Raymond, Calif.

Date Original

1892 Oct 4


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 13.5 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0684

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