William C. Bartlett


John Muir


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[3][letterhead]radically unlike the climatic conditions which prevail in the reservations in more nor thermo latitudes when on account of the great rainfall, the under growths one dense and the streams may not be greatly deminished by sheep grazing.In this Reservation I do not think the rainfall has for some year exceeded 5 inches. No sequoias are found beyond 25 miles south of the line of this town. If sheep are to have the run of the Reservation, deforesting will go one, and in less than 50 years02525


Porterville, Calif.

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