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Letter From L. L. Ferrall, Postmaster at Grand Canyon to Carl Hayden

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Letter from Grand Canyon Postmaster L. L. Ferrall to Carl Hayden regarding the proposed national park bill. Ferrall states that nearly all those who live in the canyon are against it as it gives a monopoly to the railway and

Letter from Grand Canyon Postmaster L. L. Ferrall to Carl Hayden regarding the proposed national park bill. Ferrall states that nearly all those who live in the canyon are against it as it gives a monopoly to the railway and hopes that the bill does not start "a war" for Arizona.

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1917-02-13

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Letter From W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden

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Letter from W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden on the proposed park boundaries which he deems 'outrageous' and the effect such a bill could have on Hayden's reelection chances.

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1918-09-21

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Letter From W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden

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Letter from W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden written on Bass Camps and Trails stationary. Bass urges Hayden to consider the implications to his farming and mining rights if the bill is passed.

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1918-10-07

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Letter From Sanford Rowe and W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden

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Letter from Sanford Rowe and W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden requesting a re-examination on the proposed park boundaries as they are disadvantageous to current land owners surrounding the canyon.

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1919-02-12

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Letter From W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden

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Letter from W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden requesting the boundaries of the park be reconsidered as a large portion of the land is suitable for mining and farming.

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1918-09-22

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Letter From Carl Hayden to W. W. Bass

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Letter from Carl Hayden to W. W. Bass informing him that his contribution for maintaining the roads at the Grand Canyon has been reduced to $50 per year. Hayden also notes that no further action on national park status will

Letter from Carl Hayden to W. W. Bass informing him that his contribution for maintaining the roads at the Grand Canyon has been reduced to $50 per year. Hayden also notes that no further action on national park status will be taken until December 1917 during the regular session of congress.

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1917-08-11

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Letter From A. F. Potter, Department of Agriculture, to Carl Hayden

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Letter from A. F. Potter to Carl Hayden regarding W. W. Bass's livery permit. Bass's fee to maintain the roads has been reduced to $50 per year, but he will still need to keep his business at least a hundred

Letter from A. F. Potter to Carl Hayden regarding W. W. Bass's livery permit. Bass's fee to maintain the roads has been reduced to $50 per year, but he will still need to keep his business at least a hundred feet from the Grand Canyon rim so as not to disturb visitors.

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1917-08-03

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Letter From W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden

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Letter from W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden lamenting the new regulations placed on his business.

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1917-07-03

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Letter From Carl Hayden to W. W. Bass

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Letter from Carl Hayden to W. W. Bass concerning the passing of the national park bill. Hayden states that he will try to make the bill as advantageous to Arizona miners and farmers as possible, but the land will either

Letter from Carl Hayden to W. W. Bass concerning the passing of the national park bill. Hayden states that he will try to make the bill as advantageous to Arizona miners and farmers as possible, but the land will either remain as a national monument or become a national park. A postscript is added concerning the land allocated for the Havasupai Tribe.

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1917-06-28

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Letter From W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden

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Letter from W. W. Bass to Carl Hayden concerning the mining of asbestos in the Grand Canyon.

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1917-04-30