John Muir


[Robert Underwood] Johnson


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11Martinez Dec 5, 1891My dear Mr JohnsonI have been making [inquires?] about [Havens & Stow?] [Havens?] is an insurance agent or something of that sort & seems heartily in favor of making the reservation. Mr Stow is an able, noted & notorious politician man unscrupulous some say than our celebrated Boss Buckley. Still from all that I can learn I believe that railroad people favor the reservation of the Kings River region & that therefore Mr Stow does also. He has managed S.P. & C P. railroad interests at the state legislature for many years & is thoroughly unreliable in anything that runs counter to r[illegible] interest. I guess however that you will find our congressmen under his


Martinez, [Calif]

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1891 Dec 5


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