R[ichard] A[chilles] Ballinger
pending therein.In view of this and in connection with the fact that the permit granted the city of San Francisco, under the act of February 15 1901, is revocable, and the question of its being made permanent is one which must ultimately rest with Congress, I am constrained to deny your application in the premises.Any steps, therefore, that may be taken looking to the prevention of the effectuation of the grant, in question should properly be addressed to Congress.Very respectfully,[illegible]Secretary.cc-P & R-2-
[Washington, D. C.]
1909 Apr 28
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