[Willia]m H. Mills


Robert Underwood Johnson


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3the fact that it costs too much.The proposition to recede the Valley to the Government of the United States and put it under Government control is one upon which I have not now an opinion. The success of Yellowstone Park management is certainly a very strong argument in favor of the proposition. I will give the matter you suggest some thoughtful consideration, and with your very kind permission communicate with you again.Again thanking you for your courteous treatment of my friend Steffens,I remain,with high respect and esteem,Yours very truly,[illegible]


San Francisco

Date Original

1893 Jan 5


Original letter dimensions: 27 x 21 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 07, Image 0744

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Page 3


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