[Robert Underwood] Johnson
39Martinez, Apr. 11, 1895My dear Mr JohnsonThanks for your good stout hammering article on the vanishing forests.A noisy dashing clashing wave of reform from New York reached this side of the continent but after a little inefectual smashing it has subsided leaving but little mark.Our new governor Budd threatened to cut off the greater part of the Yosemite appropriations, & the Commissioners appealed to the Sierra Club for help. We made them promise that they would employ a skilled landscape gardener before we would assist them, but this like the feeble
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