W[illiam] R[ussell] Dudley
5given the question, more or less careful attention apparently fix $250,000 (or more) as the annual rental which the grazing lands (U.S. Gov't) of this state ought to yield. I am not enough of an expert to know if this estimate is a fair one. but the reason why I have looked upon the leasing of the grazing lands as a sound proposition, and have been attracted toward is is as follows: a [illegible] can be obtained which can be devoted to a forestry service, and to irrigation works, withered calling on 09153
circa [ca. 1898]
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