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Status: Needs Review

Recd. November 7th 1868

Salt Lake Nov 1st 1868

Friend Mark

Arrived here last evening. It has taken some time to make the trip, but the time has not been lost. I have now a pretty clear idea of the whole thing. I think we ought at once to create a scraper force of two hundred and fifty teams. Such a force is fully equal to 1250 men. By proper exertion it can be created so as to do much service most of the work from the Cannon to Humboldt Wells is favorable for scraping. Every possible exertion should be made to complete the grading at the earliest possible time. As you go up the Humboldt the country becomes more elevated and a short distance this side of Humboldt Wells an altitude of


Leland Stanford. Salt Lake

Nov. 1. 1868.

Urges organizing scraper force for grading

Wants [Barley?] &c. sent to Humboltd Wells.

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