Correspondence (incoming) - H

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Harrison: 2/22/1891 request for a meeting; Haymond: 1/23/1884 delegation from California; Colton case; Heald: 6/8/1889 on Stanford's proposed World Arbitration League; Hooker, J.D.: 6/90/1880 offer of tour of Kew Gardens; Hooker, J.:12/31/1872 [?92] social note; Hopkins: 4/9/1869 (tel) re departure of commissioners; Hotchkiss: 4/13/1890 expressing political support; Hull: 11/8/1890 re his hymn for the University (not enclosed)



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Army Building [36?] New Montgomery St San Francisco, Nov 8/90

Hon. Leland Stanford, Dear Sir, Through the kindness of Mr. Ariel Lathrop I have been permitted, on several occassions, to note the progress of the work on the University buildings [at?] Palo Alto. The interest I have felt, from the first, in the plans for establishing this University, has increased as I have realized, more and more, the great value and extent of the undertaking. I have looked forward with interest to the time of the completion of the buildings and their dedication, and to the commencement of the educational work of the University. Some of my

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[thought?] to have been embodied in the hymn which I respectfully enclose herewith. This hymn may not be just what you would desire for the dedicatory services, but will you please accept it as an expression of the interest felt in the memorial University, by one who has a very high appreciation of the purposes of yourself and Mrs. Stanford. With great regard, I am Yours truly [?] [?]

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Los Angeles April 13/90

My dear Governor Do not let the harsh utterances of Mr.Huntington affect your mind or heart - the whole people are with you and believe in you. When you come down here they will manifest it. The Times is only paper that caters to any adverse sentiments towards you. I desire in this to tell you that the Times is in a scheme here, by virtue of a petition or certificate

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of [some?] [?], to which names of some of our friends were obtained by [nurepresentation?], and which most of them now repudiate - seeking to get the delegation in [Congress?] to drop Green for P.O. and put in [?] [Kimball?]. Mr. Green was first in to see me and told me the particulars - please do not [countenance?] it for it is in the interest of you enemies Very truly yours [AB?][Holandkip?]

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Hon. Leland Stanford Dear Sir

Though the papers we have learned that the hymn written by my father, Captain G.A. Hull, was used at the dedication of the Leland Stanford Jr. University. My father had a very high appreciation of the importance and magnitude of the work you and Mrs. Stanford have inaugurated in establishing the University; and felt

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