R[obert] U[nderwood] Johnson
[letterhead]2my office, was willing to amend his bill in a more material manner. So that with such a basis, I feel sure of defeating the resolution. The suggestion that I shall offer to Mr Muir, is to incorporate into this Fresno resolution an amendment that the Congressional Committee consider the question of the settlers’ rights in the S.W. corner of the present reservation, & of recession. — The present Yosemite Commission has shown more readiness to do something than former ones, & the governor is willing to give them an opportunity; so that just at this moment favorable action could hardly be expected. And between this and the next Session of 95, a proper agitation of the matter may be undertaken. —Very truly yoursElliott M.cAllister.I have been doubtful as to the advisability of recession, until I read in the Commissioners report a recommendation of an Electric-[search?] light at Glacier Point. —————06396
1893 Feb 12
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