W[illiam] R[ussell] Dudley
6[in margin: will flock into the training schools which will spring up in our Universities, to fit for this work I shall hope to see you this wintersincerely W.R. Dudley ]Congress for special appropriations for such a service for such works, (and it is generally conceded that the East is too little interested in these questions to support such measures in Congress.) As funds will then be available from such rentals, the creation of an expert forestry service a U.S. Govt service - would be almost a logical necessity the temporary service of "rangers" should, as soon as possible give way to this expert service, the US Division of Forestry your idea of civil service tests coincides with mine. We both desire trained men (such as the US Geol. Survey has.) for this hoped-for, great Division of Forestry. Pinchot is the best man possible to organize such a bureau and is steady employment is assured young men in numbers
circa [ca. 1898]
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