[Theodore P.] Lukens
with the sheepowners have sent on agents to Washington to obtain leases of the entire Reservation for sheep grazing furing the coming seasonWe must at once get to work in quick hearty opposition to this, or soon there will be complete surrender at Washington & destruction of the forests & the interests depending on them.Please write to Perkins & to the Department of the Interior, & get as many others as you can to do the same. Bliss has gone but the man put in his place may be as bad.Write also to Gifford Pinchot, Washington D.C. He is now head of the Division of Forestry & needs bracing against sheepmen mining men etc assaults
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