Form No. 6.
Subject: Yosemite Recession Bill
SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY.
ALEX. MILLAR, Secretary.
JOS. HELLEN, Assistant Secretary.
In your reply please
refer to S118
NEW YORK, May 10, 1906.
John Muir, Esq.,
Further referring to your note of April 8 to Mr. Harriman, regarding the Yosemite Recession Bill, I enclose herewith by his direction copy of a letter received from Mr. L. W. Bushey, Secretary of Speaker Cannon, showing that the bill passed the House on Monday last, under suspension of rules.
Yours very truly,
May 9, 1906.
My dear Mr. Harriman:-
The Speaker received your communication of recent date, together with the letter from Mr. John Muir, of Adamana, Arizona, relative to the Yosemite Recession Bill, and I am directed to advise you that the bill passed the House on Monday last, under suspension of the rules. I return you Mr. Muir's letter.
Very sincerely yours,
Secretary to the Speaker.
E.H. Harriman, Esq.,
New York city.
1906 May 10
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.
Millar, Alex, "Letter from Alex Millar to John Muir, 1906 May 10." (1906). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 3522.
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