William C. Bartlett
[letterhead]possession of this Reservation and to put their comparatively small interests over against the immense agricultural interests of this Valley. In short, they propose to perpetuate the evils which have been patent to every close [absenses?] If the purpose of making a public reservation is to preserve the forests and to conserve the water resources for the benefit of all the people, then that purpose would be defeated by making the Reservation a [runway?] for sheep, with02525
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