Martinez, CaliforniaDear Mr President,[in margin: [illegible] 1/27/08 pp[illegible]]I wish you another of your great New Years, of great works, - joining the oceans, controlling & putting to right use water ways and landways, forests, deserts, gardens, mines; overcoming obstacles like a glacier, serene amid the maddest maelstroms of every sort the people are swirling in, going straight ahead in the strength of God's simple unchangeable foundational righteousness like Sequoias going to the sky. Your work Mr President often brings to mind a walk with Emerson in the Mariposa woods where we camped. He quoted the scripture "There were giants in those days." Your works show that there are giants in these days also. All good citizens here
1908 Jan 27
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