P. B. Van Trump
the, "[Mazainas?]" to frustrate, if possible, this legislation. Last summer I warned my [Mazaina?] friends that this legislation would be attempted this winter. I am positive that if the proposition to allow sheep, or stock generally, in the mountain meadows were put to vote in this state a large majority would vote against it, and am equally sure that a majority of the members of Congress from the Eastern states would oppose the grazing bill in its present form if they thoroughly understood the measures as applying to forest reserves and mountain parks.Yours most sincerelyP.B. Van Trump
1900 Jan 26
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20 cm.
Reel 11, Image 0039
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